divorce after 40

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Starting Over With Confidence and Curiosity for Women 50+

Starting over as a woman over fifty may not be what you planned, but you have more – and more valuable – assets than you realize. Instead of thinking you’re too old to start over as a woman over 50 or 55 (or even 58 or 59), focus on what you do have and what you can do.

Surviving a Painful Breakup in Your 40s

Breaking up is painful at any age and stage of life, but a breakup for a woman over 40 is different. These tips for surviving a split in your 40s will help you recover, heal, and flourish in fresh ways! Just sit with that for a moment: you CAN recover, heal, and flourish in fresh new ways! You are a […]

How to Leave Your Husband When You Have No Money

How do you leave an unhappy marriage or bad relationship when you have no money? These tips may not miraculously help you get money to leave your husband, but they’ll show you that you’re not alone. You’ll find support and companionship here, and feel the strength and courage of other women. I was inspired to write this article by a reader […]

How to Know if Divorce is the Best Decision

If you’re asking, “Should I get a divorce?”, you need an external perspective that isn’t overwhelmed by emotion. Here are 10 signs to help you decide if divorcing your husband is the best choice, inspired by Should I Stay or Should I Go? “It takes a lot of bravery to look right at the truth of your situation,” writes Lundy […]

Dating After Divorce – 3 Things You Need to Know

What advice have you already received about dating after divorce? Set it aside for now. Here’s what you really need to know when you’re thinking about new relationships after the end of your marriage. While researching “dating after divorce”, I discovered that some divorcees think that most people are not looking to date someone who is divorced. Do you believe […]

Surviving Divorce – Journaling for Recovery and Rebuilding

Here’s how journaling can help with surviving divorce, who journaling is NOT helpful for (based on recent research), and questions to help you journal more effectively. “I found journaling cathartic after a terrible breakup,” writes Rachel Sussman in The Breakup Bible: The Smart Woman’s Guide to Healing from a Breakup or Divorce. “I suggest you buy a notebook or journal […]