10 Divorce Gifts

After the divorce is finalized, you'll want to pamper and care for yourself. These divorce gifts offer a wide range of ideas that will help anyone feel better after the final papers are signed.

How to Survive a Shattered Heart

Has life shattered your heart? Here are five tips on how to survive with half a heart, inspired by a girl who survived six heart attacks by the time she was nine years old.

Not Your Traditional Widows Support Group

Step back from the traditional support group for widows, and consider a different kind of support group for grieving spouses. Saturday Night Widows is both a book and an alternative way to transition from marriage to widowhood.

How to Start Over After a Breakup

These tips on starting over after a breakup will help you see that your relationship isn’t the most important thing in your life. You CAN move on and be happy again!

Who Gets Custody of the Children After Divorce?

Legal custody arrangements are different in every province and state, but there are some similarities. Here’s a brief summary of who often gets custody of the children after divorce and how the “best interests of the child” affect a judge’s decision. This is part of a paper I wrote for one of my social work classes (I’m working on my Master’s of Social Work at the University of British Columbia). The paper was called Equal Parenting Presumption: An

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What to Expect After Filing for Divorce

Getting divorced feels different for everyone, but there are some things everyone experiences. Here's what to expect after filing for divorce, whether this is your first, second, or third time getting divorced.

The Grieving Process After Your Husband Dies

You may still be in shock, and barely able to accept that you are a widow. These tips for dealing with the grieving process after your husband dies are from a widow. Her name is Kathleen, and she lost her husband after a long battle with Parkinson's disease.