Tag: getting divorced

Fast or Slow: Consider All Options When It Comes to Divorce

Posted by Delaine - June 21, 2011 - Career & Money, Legal Matters, Managing Money
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By I Am Divorced Not Dead’s recommended Certified Credit Counsellor, Suzanne Cramer As I began the journey through my second divorce, I found myself older and wiser than the first time around. I did considerably more research, including knowing my options when it came to the proceedings. With our current economic conditions, everyone is looking to […]

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I’ll Never Regret Being A Stay-at-Home Mom

Posted by Delaine - June 15, 2011 - Children, Parenting, Single Moms
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There have been many times since I got divorced that I questioned how smart my decision was to be a stay-at-home mom while married.  Cause in leaving the workforce for seven years, I not only left a gap on my professional resume, it left a hole in my self-worth.  And when I divorced, I felt so vulnerable […]

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“So What” If Your Husband’s Gone!

Posted by Delaine - February 5, 2011 - Escaping: Books, Music, Films, Time Without Kids
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Reminding you here today that just cause you’re getting divorced doesn’t mean you have to sit at home listening to sad songs and crying in your tea.  Are you going out tonight? Need to put on some attitude? Then wear it like Pink does – and remember babe, you is divorced not dead!

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True Love…What it is – REALLY?

Posted by Delaine - January 25, 2011 - Longing...and Learning, Loving & Trusting, Relationships, Social Barriers & Change
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What is true love?  This is a question I bet millions of divorcing people ask themselves, myself included.  After all, we all thought we had it…yet it slipped away. Ever since I was little girl this concept of true love was sold to me everywhere: the movies, TV, church, within my family.  It seemed the most magical thing,  the perfect […]

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Midlife divorce: Blame it on your parents?

Posted by Delaine - January 15, 2011 - Advice, Healing, Midlife Divorce
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Contributed by Deborah Moskovitch . Shannon*, a 48 year old client of mine, recently explained her “aha” moment when discussing the issues behind her impending divorce.  She married her husband because he “completed” her – masking low self-esteem and feelings of not being worthy of love.  It wasn’t until after therapy and introspection that she realized […]

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POWER: A Scary Reason Why Some Exes Bow Out On Time With Their Kids

Posted by Delaine - September 3, 2009 - Abuse, Children, Co-Parenting, Dealing with the ex, Parenting, Surviving, Trying to Get Along
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Does this scenario rings any bells? Sue is the primary caregiver of her two children.  Her ex, Brian, is a part-time dad who pays child support and takes the kids every second weekend and one evening/week.  When they first got separated, Brian was very concerned about his limited access to the kids; he wanted them […]

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Examining The “Buy-Her-A-Drink” Pick-Up Method

Posted by Delaine - August 18, 2009 - Dating & Sex, From the Dating Trenches
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What woman hasn’t found herself in this scenario?  You’re at a bar, chatting with a girlfriend, when all of a sudden, the bartender or waitress suddenly puts an unordered drink in front of you.  “It’s from that man over there,” she says, pointing across the room.  You look over, only to see a man you aren’t […]

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You’ve PROVEN You Don’t “Need” A Man – NOW what?

Posted by Delaine - March 26, 2009 - Fears & Challenges, Loving & Trusting, Relationships, Support & Girlfriends
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“You’ve proven you don’t need a man, Delaine.”   My best friend Hali then put her wine glass down on the restaurant table and continued: “So when are you going to stop proving it and move BEYOND it?” I looked at her confused. “What are you talking about?” “You’ve done it Delaine.  You’ve shown everyone that you can […]

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