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So, what am I doing here? This is what went through my mind on my first post-divorce date. And as I went on a few more, I began to wonder how many times I would have to answer the question “So, what’s your story?”  Story? What story?  I didn’t know that &
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Thursday, 06 August 2009 02:06
Sometimes people move away from a marriage as they become involved in a new relationship. Often the new relationship is an affirmation during a vulnerable time that you are lovable, fun, and sexy — contrary to how your spouse is treating you. It can be a chance to act on fantasies that were irresistible to&
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Sunday, 12 July 2009 01:42
There will come a time when these excuses run out — and you will have to decide whether to stay or to go:1. The mobile phone bill goes missing. If lengthy calls to your lover have sent the telephone bill spiralling upwards, the last thing you want is for your&
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Tuesday, 19 May 2009 01:22
I get a lot of reader mail at FocusOnStyle.com — I think that I was born giving advice, but it’s well over a decade that I’ve been problem-solving professionally, and add another one to being in the fashion biz. So when it comes to pining away on&
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Wednesday, 06 May 2009 01:04
I recently got a call from a friend who married right out of college, divorced 10 years after that, and now shares custody of her child with her ex.The call went something like this: "Can you remind me what a dating site is? You've told me about it, but it never mattered before. How do I do&
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Thursday, 05 March 2009 15:50
There's nothing like a fresh start — knowing in your heart that you're ready to move past the divorce and date again. Before that little black dress comes out of the closet, ask yourself: Do I know how to make a better choice this time around?"Things will be different," we tell&
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Wednesday, 18 February 2009 12:10
On Valentine's Day, every woman of every age should be issued one tall, dark, handsome somebody to share long, loving looks and dinner over candlelight. Cold pizza in front of the TV isn't so bad, most of the time. That particular day, though, has the power to leave a single woman feeling hopeless and unloved…
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Wednesday, 11 February 2009 13:40
Divorce is always painful. Even if you are the leaving party, the last months or years of an unraveling relationship take their toll on self-esteem and the ability to give and accept love and sex. If someone left you unexpectedly, the toll on your self-image can be more devastating.The natural&
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Sunday, 01 February 2009 12:00
Before no-fault divorce laws, the courts considered sex something that was exclusive to marriage. A wife was protected from the negative consequences of adultery by criminal law, specific divorce laws that addressed adultery, and, in some…
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Tuesday, 09 October 2012 08:40
Domestic abuse does not have to be physical to be experienced as abuse. Abuse can include belittling a woman, keeping her on a very tight leash financially, limiting her movements outside of the house, filling the house with fear. A Canadian…
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Saturday, 12 January 2013 08:53