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Often times in the case of a separation or divorce, one of the main topics of discussion will be what are we going to do with the house, and where will I live after? Will you buy a new home or rent? As a…
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Thursday, 16 May 2013 12:46
You want the house. You know you want the house – unless it brings back too many bad memories. The question then is: Can you afford to keep it?  Well, can you not? I’m a financial advisor in Los Angeles, and I hear this question all the time.…
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Wednesday, 17 April 2013 12:45
In my last post, I mentioned that the legal aspects of my divorce had lingered, for lack of a better word, for seven years. I think First Wives World readers will have a better…
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Wednesday, 27 March 2013 12:51
Jennifer and Dan, a couple in their mid-30s with two kids, had a fairly amicable divorce. But Jen still has a reservoir of residual hurt because the end of their marriage was directly caused by Dan's affair. Dan, however, is eager to move on in a friendly manner. Scene: It is Sunday…
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Sunday, 10 March 2013 13:37
When divorce is on the horizon, how can you co-exist in a house with your soon-to-be ex-spouse? Is it possible to live separate and apart under one roof without raising it? Once the marriage is declared "over" there may be a period of time that leaves the separated sharing space when they…
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Tuesday, 12 February 2013 07:38
For certain people, divorce — or even the thought of divorce — brings their very worst qualities to the fore.Divorce is an emotional rollercoaster. When people are really hurting, particularly if they have been “swapped” for somebody else, self-preservation becomes&
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Thursday, 10 May 2012 09:04
When faced with divorce, how does a traditional SAHM (stay-at-home mom or wife) assess her financial value? And, more importantly, will the courts agree? The short answer to this question is that a good mother and…
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Monday, 07 February 2011 09:24
Now that Thanksgiving has passed, we know what comes next: the big push to find (and pay for) all kinds of presents for neighbors, co-workers, the mailman, church members, and that aged aunt we haven’t seen in 30 years. Just ...
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Sunday, 30 November 2008 23:04
The emotion most prevalent during my separation and divorce was anxiety. I remember spending the better part of a year feeling I was shaking in my boots. My ex and I separated in January and the divorce was final in September. By the time that first holiday season rolled around, post divorce, the…
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Monday, 10 November 2008 16:40
This time last summer Sharon, who asked that her last name not be used, was the typical wife of an Army pilot deployed to Iraq. She was expending a lot of energy on just surviving. But like most military spouses, she supported her husband in what he had chosen to do, and for what he believed in. Her…
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Monday, 07 July 2008 10:24
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