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What Can Happen to a Marriage When a Wife Gets Sick

‘Til death do us part' is a popular marital promise that couples are finding it increasingly difficult to keep, especially when ‘In sickness and in health' becomes a reality. Nearly 6,300 divorces …

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9 Divorce Myths You Need to Ignore

Plus, the 13 questions you should be asking your partner BEFORE you get married. There are a lot of myths about divorce that keep infecting our society. For starters, despite what we’ve heard, the …

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Divorcing With Pets: Who Gets to Keep the Dog?

When I was going through a divorce in 1995, I shared custody of our Golden Retriever with my ex for the first year of our separation. We had adopted Byron together and both of us wanted custody. In th…

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6 Solutions to Divorce’s Most Common Problems

Ex still trying to make your life miserable even post-divorce? Here's how to make peace and move on. You tried to take the high road during your divorce. You didn't badmouth him to the kids. You di…

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4 Reasons Why It’s OK to Fall in Love with a Failure

What doesn't kill you ... really does make you stronger. Especially when it comes to love. Fourteen years ago when I met my husband, we were both failures. Relationship failures, that is. He was divo…

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What It Felt Like When My Parents Divorced at 80 (Hint: Not Terrific)

There's an old Jewish joke. An 80-year-old Florida man calls his adult daughter in Manhattan. "Darling, I've got bad news," he says. "Your mother and I are splitting up." Daughter is shocked, "My …

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How to Downsize Without Leaving Your Home

Home downsizing means different things to different people. It may involve selling your current house and buying a smaller property, or simplifying life in your present residence. The most common re…

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The Unsettling Truth About Settling

There is no such thing as settling while we're in a relationship. In retrospect, we can tell ourselves that we were settling, but as long as we stayed in the relationship, we were getting exactly what…

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Is it Too Late to Save Your Marriage?

By Dr. Kristin Davin, Psy.D. for YourTango.com. Not everyone who goes through a divorce has been blindsided or shocked to discover that their spouse wants out, but there are many that fall into thi…

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Unhappily Married? 5 Tips To Act On Before You File For Divorce

By Michael Griswold for YourTango.com. Fifty percent. One out of two. Half. No matter how you word it, we all know that divorce is a problem plaguing American marriages. Some end because of affairs…

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