6 Ways To Find Love After Divorce

Finding love after divorce is a new experience. You may be single for the first time in a long time, or you may have some concerns over dating again so soon after your divorce. This new opportunity to date and ... read more

65 Divorce Quotes That Make Ending a Marriage Easier

Ending a marriage isn’t an easy decision. But if you can look for the light at the end of the tunnel and focus on the positive things a divorce can bring to your life, coping with the changes will be easier. When you need encouragement for co-parenting, step-parenting, divorce or your blended family, find one of these divorce quotes that resonates with you and let it be your guiding light. ... read more

Marriage Story: A Review of Divorce in the Media Over Time

Earlier this month, we published an article on Netflix’s movie, Marriage Story. In that article, we looked at the film from our perspective — a family that had been through the real-life version. We’re starting to see a big ... read more

You’ve Had An Amicable Divorce: Now What?

Even if the process of ending your marriage is smooth and collaborative, this is just the beginning of an amicable divorce. When you have kids, the divorce process is ongoing because you will continue raising kids together in individual homes. ... read more

5 Steps to Forgiving Your Ex

After a divorce, forgiving your ex is one of the best things you can do for yourself. Sometimes forgiveness is hard, especially in a difficult divorce. But, forgiving your ex is really more for you than for your ex. Forgiveness releases you to move on and build a new life. Saying goodbye to ongoing resentment can help protect your kids from some of the damaging effects of divorce, too. ... read more

Life After Divorce: A Review of The Divorce Support Community

As Nikki DeBartolo and Ben Heldfond began sharing their story through their book Our Happy Divorce, the divorce support community has welcomed them with open arms. It’s always encouraging to hear true stories from another couple who is changing the face of divorce and making co-parenting the norm. ... read more

10 Best Books for Blended Families

Blending families means combining a lot more than just physical households. Blended families have to navigate the challenges of bringing together children, spouses, family traditions, discipline, behavior and more. Even daily schedules can be different between families. Thankfully there are some great books for blended families from people who have gone before you.  ... read more

A Happy Divorce Is Easier Than You Might Think

A happy divorce is easier than you might think. It’s normal, especially during a divorce, to imagine that working together with your ex would be utterly impossible. When there are children involved in your separation, finding your path toward a happy divorce is imperative.  ... read more

10 Real-Life Divorce Lessons

Creating a happy divorce didn’t happen overnight. It took several very intentional steps on Ben and Nikki’s parts to forgive each other and focus on their common goal: what’s best for their son, Asher. Here are a few of the good, bad and ugly real-life lessons the couple learned during their divorce: ... read more

Top Co-Parenting Apps To Help Your Family Stay Connected

Co-parenting apps make communication easier through shared calendars, in-app messaging, financial tracking and more. Here are some of our favorite apps that make co-parenting easier and keep your family connected. ... read more