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How Do You Let Go Of Him?

Monday, 25 July 2011 10:27
How do I let go of him? How do I stop thinking of him? For those of us whose husbands have left us, these are questions we find ourselves asking repeatedly. And while all the advice seems to want to rush us into "moving on" and rebuilding our…

Divorced and Invisible

Sunday, 08 May 2011 10:06
My marriage ended in 2007, we separated in 2008 and our divorce was final in 2010.  In all that time I haven't been asked out to so much as coffee in all that time.  I feel completely invisible.  I am over 40 and thankfully doesn't look it, …

Happy Mother's Day

Sunday, 08 May 2011 07:49
"A mother is the truest friend we have, when trials heavy and sudden, fall upon us. When adversity takes the place of prosperity; when friends who rejoice with us in our sunshine desert us. When trouble thickens around us, still will she cling to…

Happy Easter Everyone!

Sunday, 24 April 2011 10:24
Inspite of all of the pain and turmoil in my family I can still count my blessing. I know that Jesus lives within my heart, I know that without my faith, Life would be so much harder.  I found this site and I know that the friends I have found…
Divorce can be overwhelming and in some cases can leave you to be paralyzed emotionally, physically and mentally for a time. The devastation of your marriage ending and keeping it together after is almost equivalent to being knocked out during a…
"My Amazing New Friends!! I have never in my life had so much support and felt so much love as I do from my friends on this site!  I have talked to some AMAZING, CARING, and WONDERFUL people in the short time I've been a member.  At such a…
We've received letters from readers asking how best to go about paying for self-education in order to become better positioned for new career opportunities, a question many divorced women face when they are re-entering the workplace. So we consulted …
Chances are you have full or partial custody of your kids. This means that you play an extremely critical role in their development, and possibly, a larger role than ever before.If you're like many divorced moms, this might &

Firing Your Divorce Attorney

Wednesday, 16 March 2011 13:48
Some women walk into an attorney's office with trepidation. Others can't stand to pick up the phone after finding a number in the phone book or online. They are frozen with fear. Fear of the situation, and fear of talking to…

When Divorce Stinks As Much As Love

Friday, 04 March 2011 13:26
We always like to share stories that come across the email wires which have value, insight, or even better, those that can invoke a smile (we can always use a laugh, right?) Well, the below story (most likely a joke) was passed around recently and…
Why is eating alone at a restaurant so hard?Does it signify that you are a loser or don’t have any friends? Eating alone at a public place for me has always been a taboo.People who sit alone in the café booth, starring out…
A recent visitor to the site wrote to us directly and was kind enough to permit us to excerpt her letter and post it here in our Community section. While the beginning of her story is an all too familiar story to many of us, we felt her journey was…
At last. You’re finally divorced. Finally single. Ready to date. And scared to death. How long has it been? Five ten, maybe over twenty years? You don’t even know where to begin or what or who to look for. We know. We know. Just the…
Overly-Protective Family A good dose of cynical, a dash of sarcasm and a whole lotta humor is my prescription for the newly divorced.  It is the time in one’s life when hurt and anger consume the…
Below is a sample budget worksheet, a reminder of sorts, to help provide you with an overall generalized summary of what you need to budget for each month as you plan for your life post-divorce. Above all, it's important to think through everything…

The Blind Wife

Saturday, 05 February 2011 07:33
I began life as the sheltered daughter of hard-core religious parents. Pastors even. I was homeschooled. My entire learning on dating was "don't". I was instructed in the art of courtship and informed that when a man showed interest my parents…

Forgiving Ourselves To Move On From Divorce

Wednesday, 02 February 2011 11:35
Forgiveness... It's  my main objective right now so that I can move forward.  Once I forgive, I can accept.  Once I accept I am free.  Free of the weight of the guilt I have for giving up on my marriage.  For saying it's just enough.  Time to…

The Divorcees To Do List

Tuesday, 01 February 2011 16:05
A divorcing or divorced woman's life is often so filled with a million little things to manage in the day-to-day journey through the process, the "to do" list can quite conceivably become overwhelming.…
Since the beginning of time, black women were taught to stick by our man no matter what; to turn the other cheek when we knew they are up to no good. Black women have always been the strength in our black families: the doctors, the cook, the…
As you begin to navigate the often choppy waters of divorce, wouldn't it be nice if you had the wisdom of someone who'd been through the process at your beckoned call? Perhaps a woman's roadmap of sorts to get the through…