Category Archives: Life After

Rebounding After Divorce – It’s about Time

After the end of marriage, a person usually feels ready to start dating again. Some people worry about jumping into a rebound relationship, but are not sure how to avoid it or even what to look for. A good rule … Continue reading

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Coping with Loneliness After a Divorce

Divorce can weave a tapestry of anger, fear, insecurity, bitterness, sadness, and from start to finish, most people must face dark moments of loneliness. Formerly married people, even those leaving bad marriages, miss “the warm body in the bed,” as … Continue reading

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Divorce Takes a Toll

Divorce can take a toll on physical health – even after a person remarries. A study published in the Journal of Health and Social Behavior found that divorced or widowed people have 20 percent more chronic health conditions such as … Continue reading

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Divorce Decreases Satisfaction Levels

According to a recent study published in Psychological Science, divorce reduces life satisfaction levels. A person’s happiness level drops as he or she approaches divorce and gradually rebounds over time. However, the level never returns to the baseline that existed … Continue reading

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The Second Time Around – With the First Partner

Pamela Anderson recently remarried former husband Rick Salomon. This is Anderson’s second time down the aisle with Salomon. They first said “I do” in Las Vegas in 2007.  They split almost immediately and annulled the marriage in 2008. Remarrying an … Continue reading

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Financial Concerns the Second Time Around

The decision to remarry can be complicated for the widowed or divorced. Some people back away from remarriage when they realize the difficulties of merging a lifetime of financial decisions, particularly because they do not want to compromise their children’s … Continue reading

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The High Cost of Saying Goodbye

Divorce costs a lot more than most people think. That cost is not just the solely related cost of the divorce (chiefly the expense of lawyers), but also fully allocated (and often extreme) lifestyle changes that happen when the couple … Continue reading

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Making it Work, the Second Time Around

From time to time, former spouses remarry each other, even though statistics are against them (and second marriages in general). According to Psychology Today, “… [A] whopping 60 percent of remarriages fail. And they do so even more quickly; after … Continue reading

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Many Women Become Impoverished After Divorce

That a reduction of income follows a divorce is well documented. After a divorce, women are more likely to be impoverished than men. Those whose family income was below the national median and stay-at-home mothers are very likely to experience … Continue reading

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Divorce Does Not Make People Happy

Even when divorce ends a marriage gone terribly wrong, a divorce does not make people happy. Happiness, such as it is, is something that happens after the bad marriage ends, if at all, not because the bad marriage ends. Divorce … Continue reading

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