Happily Ever, After Divorce
Reconnecting with activities you loved in the past can increase optimism for the future.
Divorce is an interactive relationship, meaning your actions can improve the attitude and actions of your former spouse. Here's how.
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.
Why hosting a dinner party for 13 people the month after my husband moved out gave me confidence to move forward as a single woman. What you can do to gain strength.
It can be hard to avoid negative self-comparison, but you want to remain focused on your own path.
Sunday, December 18th in Santa Monica, join me for an evening of stories-on-stage about "soul food."
“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
We've all heard about "shark" lawyers circulating failing marriages, but some of the best innovations in cooperative divorce and co-parenting come from divorce professionals.
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.
CBS LA features DivorceHotel and Wendy's decision to "keep the concept and ditch the destination."
Taking ownership means embracing your power to create your own future.
A stepparent is not a legal relationship, meaning the connection is what really matters.
Self-compassion is one of the most important traits to develop to have a good divorce. Here's how.
Why I decided to do an improv comedy show about divorce.
How Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie divorce affects them, their kids—and those of us who look toward celebs for inspiration. Let's hope it's a good divorce.
Learn how to "rebuild" yourself after divorce.
In divorce, many of us once again turn to books to get through. Join my conversation about books with Jeffrey Davis.
I was happy to see this great article today in Canada's largest-circulation national paper, The Globe and Mail, about divorce, up north.
How reading The Untethered Soul gave me a new appreciation of the subway, and my life.
Kathryn Peterson is the "Carrie Bradshaw of the South," blogging about divorce for the Houston Chronicle's "Grey Matters" column.
Being an ex-husband is an important job, and one with such a low bar, it's easy to excel.
Reconnecting with places and people from our past can help us remember who we are, and how far we've come.
Coldplay lead singer Chris Martin, a.k.a. Gwyneth's ex, talks about how reading Victor Frankl helped him get through divorce.
I'm a big fan of marriage, but during my book tour this past Spring, this question came up: Do we actually need it anymore?
I was excited to talk to the fabulous happiness guru Gretchen Rubin about Splitopia for her site.
While adversarial divorce positions marriage and divorce as opposites, collaborative law can make friends of near-enemies.
When my husband and I announced our decision to split, I was surprised by the negative forecasts of some of my friends. I set out to find the truth.