Violinist and historical musicology doctoral student Meagan Mason always loved music, but had never really danced to it—until she and her husband of eight years split up about a year ago.
Writer Linda Zukauskas realized she could divorce her dance partner, and still keep dancing.
New York Magazine's Emily Esfahani Smith talks to Wendy Paris about getting closure after a break-up.
Spring holidays celebrate renewal; the next day, we celebrate retail sales.
Reconnecting with activities you loved in the past can increase optimism for the future.
Not shopping, from Black Friday deals through Cyber Monday specials, made this holiday weekend special for my family.
Creating more moments of joy can reawaken parts of yourself or your heritage that may have faded in marriage.
Tech lets you get informed, find professionals, log child support and track details—leading to calm and a sense of control.
Love can be like an addiction and chemically alters our brain. When it comes to an end, it can leave you feeling the same effects as going cold turkey.
It can be hard to avoid negative self-comparison, but you want to remain focused on your own path.
Our holidays and rituals always evolve. They have to, in order to stay meaningful, whatever our family structure.
“Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal with the intent of throwing it at someone else; you are the one who gets burned.” --The Buddah
Rushing to make it legal can actually slow down your divorce and make closure harder.
The immediate period of separation can feel like a natural disaster. Prepare a tool kit to stay afloat.
There's a lot to give thanks for, even after a divorce.
Removing a wasps’ nest from the barbecue grill herself, rather than relying on her ex-husband, was a step toward empowerment.
Single mom and recent divorcee Michele Traina vowed that she'd never be sad again on her birthday. How she coped with turning 35.
Taking ownership means embracing your power to create your own future.
Q&A: Marissa Nelson, founder of IntimacyMoons, on why you should consider a therapeutic workshop at a luxury resort.
Many self-improvement goals actually involve a rather small time commitment in any given day. How to harness an empowering habit.
Walking a labyrinth is a from of meditation-while-moving. It can help you get centered and gain clarity about what to do next.
Self-compassion is one of the most important traits to develop to have a good divorce. Here's how.
Divorce, like other major life changes, can impact your religious observance and spirituality. Four things to consider, including: Must you break up with your congregation?
Many people drop weight dramatically in divorce. Clinical nutritionist Inna Topiler offers five ways to keep healthy.
Why I decided to do an improv comedy show about divorce.
Follow the Bee Gees' advice and find out why you should be dancing, yeah.
Divorce can be the first time you're allowed (or forced) to really take care of yourself. How one woman discovered this surprising gift.
Q&A: Many of us (all of us?) have experienced the addictive allure of intermittent attention. Manhattan-based psychotherapist Jeanne Safer talks about why we stay, and how to break free.
Q&A: "Resilient people make conscious choices every day for practices that energize, enliven or strengthen." Maria Sirois on powerful habits.
BOOK EXCERPT: "We must uncover within us an aptitude for the art of losing." Clinical psychologist Maria Sirois shows how in A Short Course in Happiness After Loss.