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The decision to leave a marriage is always hard and in Amy's case, it was no different. Amy realized that she had stifled parts of her personality for so long that she didn't know who she was anymore.

Intimate Portraits: On Mediation

Saturday, 30 July 2011 08:46
Here, Rachel Fishman Green, an attorney and divorce mediator, discusses the high cost of litigation in divorce. Litigation, she says, is like "ritualized war" and your objective is to destroy your opponent. For more information about her services…
Shirley Washington holds six beauty titles and was a Miss Black America. Here, she talks about meeting her first husband, falling in love, getting married and having a baby. The marriage disintegrated shortly after the birth of the baby, shattering…

Intimate Portraits: Beauty Queen (Part 2)

Saturday, 09 July 2011 08:34
In this episode, Shirley Washington Lewis talks about the overwhelming self-doubt she experienced when she left her marriage. She weathered a tough, emotionally trying transition period but eventually got to the other side with the help of family…

The D-Word: Reclaiming Your Maiden Name

Saturday, 27 August 2011 09:19
So what does Divorce look like these days if you're in your 30's? What issues matter most? What was hardest to deal with and who was the most supportive person through it all? To find out, gather 'round the table with Heather, Sarah, Michelle,…
Think back to that defining moment. You know, the one where you knew your marriage was over, that all bets were off. Here, the ladies of of "The D-Word" discuss when they knew their marriages had come to an end. What was your last straw? Click the…

The D-Word: Sex After Divorce

Saturday, 29 October 2011 09:36
Arched eyebrows, awkward pauses and bursts of laughter — yes, it’s time to talk SEX! Our ladies discuss the strangeness of sharing a bed again, getting intimate, and uncompromising the compromises.

The D-Word: Divorce... With A Child

Saturday, 05 November 2011 10:44
Making the decision to divorce is always tough. But when you have a child, the stakes are that much higher. In this episode of the D-Word, Michelle shares how her child gave her all the strength and determination she needed to see her divorce…
Space… the final frontier? Nah, just the much-needed distance and solace you need after living under the same roof with the EX. The women of the D-Word weigh in on the pros and cons of being alone, loss of intimacy, and reclaiming ownership of…
This week’s “D-Word” is a special double feature! First, the ladies delve into the nature of divorce itself. Is it just a break-up with paperwork, or does the very word “divorce” imply something much more significant? And, next, what does…

The D-Word: Momentary Insanity

Saturday, 15 October 2011 09:26
Does karma get pushed aside when emotions roil up after a divorce? You betcha. Listen in as the ladies of the D-Word weigh the pros and cons of small (but oh-so-sweet) acts of revenge. Against better judgment and in the face of rational thought,…

The D-Word: On Dating After Divorce

Saturday, 10 December 2011 07:41
So it’s time to give love a second chance. Or is it? How do you when know you’re ready to date? And how long do you wait before telling Mr. Might-Be-Right that you’re — gulp — a divorceé? Such are the issues the D-Word Gals navigate this…

The D-Word: Reinvention

Saturday, 20 August 2011 09:56
Too soft, too hard, and just right. Like Goldilocks searching for the perfect bed, Akillah, Heather, Michelle, and Sarah discuss that time of reinvention after divorce. It is a time of transition marked by moving, exploring, trial and error, and the …

The D-Word: Amicable Divorce

Friday, 16 September 2011 10:04
Not every divorce is nasty, contentious, and filled with bitterness. But does that make it any easier? In this episode, Sarah shares her experiences — both good and bad — of going through a “friendly divorce.” Click the following to see all …

The D-Word: Learning from Divorce

Sunday, 02 October 2011 08:55
From crisis comes opportunity, and that is just as true for divorce as anything else in life. Here, Michelle and the ladies reflect on what they’ve learned, the insight they’ve gained, and the tools they have to now move forward with greater…

The D-Word: Dating Again

Saturday, 26 November 2011 07:57
It’s one thing to be ready for dating again after divorce.  It’s a whole other thing to be ready for your Ex to jump in the ring as well.  Here, Sarah and the D-Girls contemplate all the mixed emotions that come with knowing…
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