Category: Marriage & Remarriage Tips

5 Alternatives To Online Dating

Online dating isn’t for everyone. You may find the whole process of swiping left and right shallow or you may find yourself getting depressed by the constant rejection every time you message someone and get no reply. You may find it way too addictive or you may struggle to make time for it. Whatever your reason for not getting on with online dating, there are plenty of other options to explore.

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What To Do When A Marriage Starts Breaking Down

Marriages and long-term relationships break down. That is an unfortunate but a true sad fact of life. It is thought that around 50% of marriages in the United States end in divorce and separation. Here are some more interesting stats and figures about marriage breakdown in the US. The divorce rate per 1000 women is 16.9.

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Don’t Nice Your Way Out Of Happiness

It’s unfortunate when relationships come to an end and even more so when marriages fall apart. As a husband, you may be wondering what kind of deal you will get if you were to take the plunge and start divorce proceedings. The sad reality is, it’s going to be raw. That is of course if you were to take the proper measures that will ensure you will get a fair hearing.

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Moving on: Healthy Relationships After Divorce

A divorce is one of the most stressful things that a person can experience. The whole process of a divorce is fraught with emotion and obstacles that need to be overcome. Being stuck in an unhappy marriage, coupled with the aftermath of separation, is incredibly stressful. Dealing with all the wrangling over possessions, and most importantly, who gets custody of the kids can really take their toll on both your physical and mental health.

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Dealing With A Break-Up In A Healthy Way

There are no two ways about it. Break-ups can be intense, complicated, and leave you feeling lost. And while you won’t feel better overnight, there are a number of things that you can do to help you feel better. This post shares some suggestions for dealing with a break-up in a healthy way.

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You Can’t Have a Healthy Marriage Without This

Everything starts out wonderful. In the early days of marriage or the ‘honeymoon period’, you’re relationship feels like it could never fail. But then kids, stress, and distractions crash the party. You might not notice at first, but cracks begin to appear in your relationship. Before you know it, your marriage is on the rocks. Your healthy marriage is in trouble. What went wrong?

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A Healthy Divorce: Helping Your Kids Through It

Let’s face it; divorce is a sensitive subject in most families no matter how prepared you think you are. There are, luckily, ways to ensure that your children are handling a healthy divorce in ways that don’t promote more storms as you go through it.

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Oh, Papi – Single Daddy Dating Tips

Going through a divorce or separation makes it seem as if you never want to date again. Fool me once, shame on me but fool me twice. Well, we all know how that proverb ends. Plus, you have custody of the children and it’s your job to keep them safe and warm and happy and well fed. Their needs come first.

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Co-Parenting In Peace After A Separation

I love how curious kids are. It’s one of the things that makes them so utterly infectious, seeing the world through completely unbiased and unfiltered eyes as they navigate this and that, and ask questions that have us parents furiously rattling our brains to come up with the right answer.

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Cell Mutilation: How Phones Ruin Relationships

I don’t know you, but I can name one thing you keep on your person at all times. Yep, a cell phone has become that important in modern society. There isn’t a moment when you can’t look around and see millennials and baby boomers glancing at a screen. They’re everywhere and the surge doesn’t seem as if it’s going to stop anytime soon. As helpful as they are, they can ruin lives. Does this sound like a big statement? It should because it’s true, and relationships are in the firing line the most. Below are the reasons why cell phones mutilate love lives.

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Keeping the Peace

Parenting is probably the hardest thing that any one person, any marriage, goes through. You change and grow as people and while your children grow, you often lose sight of each other, too. Do you know what makes parenting so much harder? Splitting with your partner. But it’s not for the reason that you think.

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Stop a Breakup from Breaking Your Spirit

Though we prize strength above all else when facing hardship, there is no time when self-care is more important. During a difficult breakup or divorce, we are going to be made vulnerable, even if it happens on our own terms and we win any contentions. It can break your spirit, no matter how well you fare on paper.

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When All Is Said & Done

A marriage starts off so perfect! Well, most of them do. A lot of marriages go the full way, and people remain in their perfect bubble until it’s time for them to go. However, what we’re seeing more and more with modern day marriages, is the amount that end up in divorce is creeping up and up. It’s a really sad statistic because in the beginning all of the intentions would be there to make it the whole way, and the love would have been so strong that the marriage would have gone ahead.

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Don’t Overlook These Essential Aspects To Divorce

If you are currently undergoing a divorce, or you are about to, then it helps to be as prepared as possible for what lies ahead. As it happens, there is so much that you will need to be prepared for, emotionally and practically, that it’s a good idea to make sure you know as much about it as possible as early as possible.

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Is Intimacy Missing in Your Marriage?

Intimacy is a big deal. And no, we’re not just talking about sex. Of course, we all know that sex is a healthy part of any relationship. But you can still have sex and lack intimacy in your marriage. By definition, intimacy relates to closeness, togetherness, and a sense of familiarity. In marriage.

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Modern Divorces are All About Smiling

Fifty, forty or even thirty years ago, the concept of divorce was still pretty fresh. It was raw. It was like winning the lottery in the worst possible way, by which we mean it was still really rare. Fast-forward to the modern day and half of all marriages end in a courtroom somewhere and, we’ve got to be honest, most are messy.

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Thinking of Proposing? 3 Ideas to Consider

There’s understandably a significant focus on divorce within this blog, however, if you’ve found someone special and are wanting to pop the question this Valentine’s Day, you’re probably feeling something between excitement and anxiety. See, we often feel a significant amount of pressure to come up with an elaborate and “romantic” way to pop the question that blows our partner away when we are thinking of proposing.

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4 Elements that Could Cause Your Marriage to Break

Everyone can face problems when it comes to their marriage. It could be that you have been together for some time and feel like the marriage is breaking down, or perhaps something has gone awry over the years. Of course, some of the obvious causes of marital breakdown would be your partner straying, lying, cheating, etc.

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How to Stop Fighting Talk From Ruining Your Marriage

Humans are complex beings. So complex, in fact, that it’s a wonder that any of us can sustain a relationship for a lifetime; but we do. We persevere because the joys of being in a loving union make it all worthwhile. Still, there’s no denying that any marriage has its ups and downs.

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The Mistakes That Can Make The End Of Marriage Much Messier

The end of a relationship, or the impending end, is rarely going to be a smooth or easy ride for anyone. It’s certainly not fun. But it’s important to remember that it can always get a whole lot worse if you let it. Unfortunately, that’s exactly what happens. It’s not some unknown force or a malicious outside party that makes a break-up get nasty.

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The Single ‘Sign’ That Suggests Your Marriage Is Over

The internet is packed with articles that suggest there are ‘signs’ that your marriage is over. There are plenty of examples of these articles, but for reference, there’s a good example of the type on http://thestir.cafemom.com/. These frequently-discussed signs are meant to reflect something concrete, some absolute signal that suggests that your marriage is no longer viable as if there are breadcrumbs that you can follow through to the gingerbread house of divorce.

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