ex-wives and ex-husbands

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6 Tips for Dealing With Your Husband’s Ex Wife

When you marry a man who has an ex wife, you marry his entire family – and sometimes his ex wife brings problems that seem impossible to deal with. These six tips for dealing with your husband’s ex wife may not solve every problem you’re facing, but they might help you transition more smoothly into your new marriage.

Dealing With Guilt After Your Marriage Breaks Up

Yes, it’s possible to live in peace even though you feel responsible or guilty for breaking up your marriage. These thoughts on dealing with guilt will help you cope with a painful separation or divorce. They’re inspired by a reader’s question on an article I recently wrote about divorce.

What to Consider About Reconciliation After Separation

Reconciling or moving back in after a separation (or divorce) isn’t always an easy or clear decision. Reconciliation is surprisingly common for many couples who have separated or divorced, but is it a good idea for you?

How to Start Dealing With Money Problems in Your Marriage

Here, you’ll learn the best way to start fixing your finances. In fact, you’ve already begun dealing with money problems in your marriage. Just being here is the best way to start. “Chances are, if you’re married, one of you is good at working numbers (the nerd) and the other one isn’t good at working numbers (the free spirit),” writes […]

How to Decide if You Should Unfriend Your Ex Boyfriend on Facebook

Being friends with your ex boyfriend on Facebook can be complicated, especially if you still have feelings for him. Use these tips to decide if being Facebook friends with your ex is a good idea – or if you should just leave the past in the past. “My first love found me on Facebook after several years of no contact,” […]

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 […]