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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…
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…

Post Divorce Stress Disorder Handbook

Sunday, 05 December 2010 09:50
There are lot of things that I keep to myself. A lot of aspects of divorce that I just don’t mention even though most of my close friends and readers are aware of the last 3 years of hell that I and my daughter, Elf Princess, have been through.…

A Divorce Checklist For Women

Friday, 12 November 2010 07:47
A new member to the social network recently posted her first blog explaining she was just beginning her divorce and asked for help and advice from the other women on the site. The following divorce checklist was posted as a comment and caring…
I started this blog as a reply to a blog I read on the boards. I felt what the writer felt and I know how easy it is to call a thing [anger] something else [truth]. And yet, what it really boils down to is expressing such a deep hurt that has still…
A member of our social network recently wrote a post entitled, 12 Hard Truths I've Learned From Divorce, which was filled with a number invaluable insights that she learned while navigating her divorce. Now having begun the process of moving beyond…
AS I mentioned in my previous post [What to Expect: The Divorce Hearing], I've done some searches around the interwebs and haven't seen a whole lot of 'what to expect' for divorcees and court. So I'm writing walk-throughs [the gamers among us know…

Divorce Guide to Wyoming

Monday, 25 October 2010 09:29
WYOMING DIVORCE LAWS:The Residency Requirement: The spouse filing for divorce must have been a resident of Wyoming for 60 days immediately prior to filing, or, if the marriage was performed in Wyoming, the spouse must have resided in Wyoming from…

Divorce Guide to West Virginia

Wednesday, 01 December 2010 10:23
WEST VIRGINIA DIVORCE LAWS:The Residency Requirement: One spouse must have been a resident of West Virginia for one year immediately prior to filing for divorce. If the marriage was performed in West Virginia, the residency requirement is waived.

Divorce Guide to Washington

Wednesday, 02 June 2010 13:47
WASHINGTON DIVORCE LAWS:The Residency Requirement: The spouse filing for divorce must be a resident of Washington or a member of the armed forces stationed in Washington, or by someone married to a resident of Washington or a member of the armed…

Divorce Guide to Virginia

Friday, 07 May 2010 09:12
VIRGINIA DIVORCE LAWS:The Residency Requirement: In Virginia, to file for divorce, one of the spouses must have been a resident of Virginia for at least six months prior to filing for divorce.

Divorce Guide to Vermont

Tuesday, 16 November 2010 08:55
VERMONT DIVORCE LAWS:The Residency Requirement: Either spouse must have resided in Vermont for six months prior to filing for divorce, and for one year before the divorce will be made final.

Divorce Guide to Utah

Wednesday, 27 October 2010 15:30
UTAH DIVORCE LAWS:The Residency Requirement: In Utah, the spouse filing the divorce must have been a resident or Utah or a member of the armed forces stationed in Utah and a resident of the county where the divorce is filed for more than three…

Divorce Guide to Texas

Tuesday, 27 April 2010 09:20
TEXAS DIVORCE LAWS:The Residency Requirement: One of the parties must have resided in Texas for six months, and must have resided for 90 days in the county where the divorce is filed.

Divorce Guide to Tennessee

Wednesday, 09 June 2010 10:14
TENNESSEE DIVORCE LAWS:The Residency Requirement: If the cause for divorce arose outside of Tennessee, then either spouse must have been a resident of Tennessee for six months. If the cause for divorce arose in Tennessee, there is no residency…

Divorce Guide to South Dakota

Thursday, 13 January 2011 10:38
SOUTH DAKOTA DIVORCE LAWS:The Residency Requirement: The spouse filing the action must be a resident of South Dakota or a member of the Armed Forces stationed in South Dakota at the time of filing, and must remain a resident until the divorce is…

Divorce Guide to South Carolina

Friday, 23 July 2010 15:55
SOUTH CAROLINA DIVORCE LAWS: The Residency Requirement: If both spouses are residents, the spouse filing for divorce must have been a resident for three months. If one of the spouses is not a resident, the other spouse must have been a resident for …

Divorce Guide to Rhode Island

Sunday, 07 November 2010 10:14
 RHODE ISLAND DIVORCE LAWS:The Residency Requirement: Either spouse must have been a resident for one year prior to filing.

Divorce Guide to Pennsylvania

Monday, 10 May 2010 09:42
PENNSYLVANIA DIVORCE LAWS:The Residency Requirement: Either spouse must have been a resident for at least six months before filing.

Divorce Guide to Oregon

Thursday, 01 July 2010 04:35
OREGON DIVORCE LAWS:The Residency Requirement: If the marriage was not performed in Oregon, one spouse must have been a resident for six months immediately prior to filing. If the marriage was performed in Oregon and either spouse is a resident of…