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If you’re contemplating divorce, there comes a time when you inevitably wonder—is my marriage even worth saving? While you are the only one that can really answer that, there are a few things you need to consider. It’s never a good idea to divorce someone without putting a lot of thought into it. It’s worth stepping back and thinking things through, especially if you have decades invested in the relationship. No one gets through a marriage without some rocky times. It’s important to figure out which things are insurmountable and which you feel you can work through.
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Monday, 03 November 2014 18:32
A marriage is the unification of two people to make one life, but not to make one person. When that life ends in divorce, it feels as though a big piece of you has been cut away, leaving behind a jagged edged wound on what remains. A whole chapter of your life has been deleted, and what’s left in its place is the person you are outside of that life. You have always been there, though at times you may have disappeared, or felt invisible. Now, you can find yourself again. You may discover that even if you’re wounded, you are still whole. You move on, and just as an author masters her story, so can you. From this moment, you are writing a new chapter in your life. 
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Monday, 24 June 2013 15:32
When I turned 27, I married my best friend. We had met just a year earlier in art school. He was the artist, and I was the model for his drawing class.  After class, we often talked for hours about anything and everything, and from the day we met, not a single one passed by without each other’s company. We shared a special bond that deepened over the months, until his September proposal swept me up and away from small town college life and into a wedding dress in New York City. I was a happy, if somewhat overwhelmed bride. He was a doting groom. Together, we really did make a perfect pair. We lived a charmed life filled with traveling, and spent several of our married years in Paris. It was in that city that we lost each other.  In Paris, I met Juliette.
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Friday, 21 June 2013 18:32
There is a fine line between what we consider a marriage, and how the law defines a marriage. For some, there is also the way the Church defines it, and all of these definitions become blurred when circumstances that once indicated you had a marriage have changed. Are you really a couple because it says you are on paper? Maybe for financial reasons, you are. But, in 
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Thursday, 20 June 2013 18:06
A member recently posed the question, "why do so many spouses cheat and throw everything away?" She writes, "I look around my life and I wonder what was missing for him.  Because we had it all. The white picket fence, the kids, the
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Wednesday, 24 April 2013 13:30
Your gut instinct is there for a reason. It's a hardwired sixth sense in your brain that tells you exactly when something isn't right. It's survival in its most primitive form.  And boy, have we ever evolved. We've learned to ignore that gut instinct…
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Friday, 15 March 2013 13:07
As a child, I was the Queen of Book-It. For those unfamiliar with this 80s phenomena to promote healthy reading consumption, the program gave kids coupons for free pizzas at Pizza Hut and a hologram button with gold stars upon reading a certain amount of books. Thus, I became the family cash 
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Thursday, 07 March 2013 12:36
When I started dating after my divorce, I felt I had to try to reinvent myself into a fun, interesting person, instead of a divorcee and mother who gets her accolades when Words With Friends posts “Amy just played davenport for 63 points.”  To build my self confidence, 
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Wednesday, 06 March 2013 13:29
Heather, an actor, was married twice in 10 years. Her first husband died of a drug overdose and her second marriage fell apart after her ex refused to move back to New York so that she could pursue her career. The divorce left her feeling like a failure.
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Thursday, 31 January 2013 14:15
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