Life After Divorce

"Single Mum's Survival Guide" - Would It Have Helped Me?

Suzy Miller | Posted 26.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Suzy Miller

I remember my hands shaking at the greengrocers and time seeming to move more slowly than seemed naturally possible. It was much later that I started using writing as a way to get a different perspective on what had happened to me.

Divorce Recovery Time and Why You Can't Cheat the Clock

Maria Chiorando | Posted 12.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Maria Chiorando

The worst thing is the backsliding. It happens, and you just have to accept it. This is apparently one of the things that hits a lot of people the hardest: you're chugging along doing fine, and then it kicks you in the guts, as visceral as it is emotional. It's a cruel intrusion into your belief that you were doing well, and stirs up all kind of worries...

Divorce Day in the UK

Katie Hopkins | Posted 04.03.2014 | UK Entertainment
Katie Hopkins

Friday is D-Day; the day where most marriages hit the rocks and the process of salvaging the wreckage begins. One of the most profitable times of year for solicitor firms specialising in divorce is also one of the most lucrative for a range of firms that make their money from separation..

How to Improve Your Life Pre and Post Divorce

Maggie Currie | Posted 27.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Maggie Currie

I found the fear of making mistakes to be so overwhelming, and I thought that those mistakes were going to affect me for evermore. That was very scary. I found the way to stop it being so overwhelming was to get professional help.

Divorce: Remember the Kids

Tom Rokins | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Tom Rokins

You're divorcing your spouse, not divorcing your kids. Separation is hard to swallow for children that have a loving relationship with both parents, and usually, a divorce leaves emotional damage behind. You may be eager to move on, but for your children, it's important that divorce is handled delicately and with them in mind - stability is crucial.

Divorce Revenge - Does It Work?

Liz Copeland | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Liz Copeland

Revenge in divorce is always an interesting topic. It provides some of the most entertaining, and extreme, stories around divorce.

What Not To Say To Someone Who Is Remarrying

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.10.2013 | UK Lifestyle

When a friend or family member is getting divorced, it's far easier to chat about that than the minefield of remarrying and second weddings. It tu...

Why Divorce Could Be The Best Thing That Ever Happened to You

Liz Copeland | Posted 29.10.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Liz Copeland

This grieving stage at the end of a relationship is very common and it is the pits. You are, of course, going through a transformative process and you will be substantially changed at the end of it. Older - a bit, wiser - a lot, poorer financially - most likely. But how will you feel?

How To Cope With Life After Divorce: 15 Common Misconceptions

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.08.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Marriages come and go, but divorce is forever - at least that's the message from HuffPost Divorce, our colleagues across the pond, and we're inclined ...

"Lives are Full of Accidents Mama."

Soila Sindiyo | Posted 03.08.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Soila Sindiyo

My daughter finished by saying something that we could all apply to our own lives including in divorce and separation situations and experiences. She said, "Lives are full of accidents Mama and we need to learn from them. It would be really boring if everything was perfect and we had ice cream everyday."

Anger Management: Why Let Go of Anger Towards Your Ex

Marina Pearson | Posted 23.07.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Marina Pearson

Nine times out of 10 my clients come to me because they are angry and hurt at their ex because they feel betrayed by him or because in their mind he has done something wrong. Whatever the situation is, it's really important to let go of the bitterness, as the only person it really hurts is you.

Divorce - Five Things Not to Give a Damn About

Soila Sindiyo | Posted 12.07.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Soila Sindiyo

Ok, I'm sorry but even as you go through your divorce, as bitter and acrimonious as it is or can be at the time, there are some things that may happen, which you might indeed surprise you, hurt you or just plain "make you have kittens" as my friend June would say.

A Friend in Need is a Friend in Deed - What Role Do Your Friends Play in Your Divorce?

Charlotte Friedman | Posted 28.12.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Charlotte Friedman

We all need our friends, especially in times of crisis. Divorce and separation is one of those life crises where you might feel that you need all the friends you can get, or do you? It is interesting to think about what place friends occupy in the new and choppy waters of a painful separation.

Do Lawyers Really Want More Friendly Divorces?

Suzy Miller | Posted 02.12.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Suzy Miller

Innovative law firms like Family Law In Partnership who focus on non-adversarial routes such as mediation and collaborative law, are putting packages together for clients offering parenting and wellbeing support as they recognise the huge role that such support can play in increasing the success of alternative dispute resolution.  

Let Parents do the Job of the CSA? Are You Crazy?

Suzy Miller | Posted 11.09.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Suzy Miller

The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) will shortly be launching a new £14m Innovation Fund across Great Britain. It will support separated families and help them to collaborate in the best interests of their children.

A Strange Gift

Suzy Miller | Posted 29.06.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Suzy Miller

It's a January morning in 2003 and I can't bring myself to take the kids to school. What will I say when someone asks me "How are you?" The answer, yo...