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How to Deal with Divorce



Nearly everyone has heard the grim statistic that over half of American marriages end in divorce. Why might this be so? What steps can be taken to keep a failing marriage together? When, if ever, is it time to call it quits? How can parents who are going through a divorce help their children through it as well?



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by bmcnichol

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Apr 14, 2000 Divorce wasn't an option until
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by jo.com
May 1, 2002 Divorce: A Solution, Not A Problem
Attempt an amicable divorce. Don't tie child support in with visitation. Think of divorce as the solution, not the problem.... read full review
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by Bryan_Carey
Mar 21, 2003 Let's Get Personal Here, OK?
Divorce isn't fun, but staying in a bad relationship is even worse!... read full review
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by jo.com
Oct 10, 2001 "Broken Home" is Not a Functional Term
We all have chips and cracks in our families. Let's stop self-fulfulling prophesies by eliminating the terms broken home and dysfunction. ... read full review
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by BryRrose
Oct 10, 2000 So...Your Friends are Divorcing?
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by Daphnye
Dec 12, 2000 Daddy, don't you walk so fast....
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by meleahk
Aug 3, 2001 How I got through my Divorce.
Divorce is very hard. Be sure it is what you want. And think of the children and their feelings and needs.... read full review
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by driver4t5
Dec 15, 2000 Escaping The Sun and Chasing The Son
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by theworm
Jan 14, 2005 It Hurts When Your World Falls Down Upon You
Sign a pre-nup before you get married. It won't ease the pain of divorce, but it can spare you from fighting over the assets and speed the divorce process. ... read full review
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by jonnie
Apr 4, 2000 What Ever You Do, Don't Lie...
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by beckish
May 22, 2002 If It is Right in the First Place It Won't Fall Apart
Marriage and divorce go hand in hand; marry for the right reasons and divorce isn't as likely.... read full review
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by telynor
Jan 13, 2002 Divorce: Possibly the worst word in the English language (or any other)
Divorce. Yes, there is a life afterwards. ... read full review
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by watchdr_2000
May 20, 2001 But Dad, you promised that you WOULD come...
Give your children unconditional love. Always tell them how fortunate you are that G-d has entrusted them to you, and how happy you are to have and raise them.... read full review
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by jro26
Nov 27, 2000 Are they THAT un-happy? Dealing With Divorce and Children
There is no bottom line, ever case needs to be dealt with differently. No two children will handle divorve in the same way.... read full review
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by amykhar
Mar 2, 2001 YOU are Divorcing Your Spouse. Your Kids Aren't
Cutting your ex out of your life might make things easier for you, but what about the kids?... read full review
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by cntaur5
Dec 15, 2000 Why me? Mr. Social Worker
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by maddi
Dec 24, 2000 Excuse me?? Who got me pregnant??
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by dearladyb
Jan 11, 2002 Hate to Love You~ Love to Hate You
Working hard at counseling, and when you have expended every avenue to make it work when that fails it is time to move on. ... read full review
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by meleahk
Mar 17, 2002 An Event That Took Place During My Divorce, Final Part (4)
Thanks for reading. I would like to say that I hope that someone out there has been inspired to get out of an abusive relationship if you are in one.... read full review
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by meleahk
Jul 19, 2001 Abusing children during a divorce and afterwards? Don't!
Think of the children at all times... read full review
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