Common Divorcee Money Beliefs


by Diana Mercer Common divorcee money beliefs seem to fall into 3 categories: Entitlement Fear Naïve Entitlement: The “you must pay for what you’ve done!” and the “marital standard of living” arguments.  In these situations, I think the impact on children are that the divorces tend to be higher…

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Dating After Divorce


By: Julie Thomas, Writer March 2011 So you are separated or newly divorced and this isn’t where you thought that you would be at this point in your life? You are not alone. I have been in that place and hope that you will be able to learn something valuable from my experiences. It is important…

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Benefit of the Doubt


by Diana Mercer What would happen if you gave everyone (and your former spouse or partner, in particular) the benefit of the doubt? I know that’s a challenging idea, particularly if you’re in the middle of a separation or a divorce, when your inclination to forgive certain annoyances for the sake…

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Be the Phoenix


by Nina Russell Korcheck My husband Jack and I first found each other on the telephone when I called to order flowers for a co-worker. He took my order over a phone connection that was 800 miles in distance. For some reason we just clicked and were on the phone chatting for 40 minutes. We continued…

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Common Divorcee Money Beliefs


by Diana Mercer Common divorcee money beliefs seem to fall into 3 categories: Entitlement Fear Naïve Entitlement: The “you must pay for what you’ve done!” and the “marital standard of living” arguments.  In these situations, I think the impact on children are that the divorces tend to be higher…

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Dating After Divorce


By: Julie Thomas, Writer March 2011 So you are separated or newly divorced and this isn’t where you thought that you would be at this point in your life? You are not alone. I have been in that place and hope that you will be able to learn something valuable from my experiences. It is important…

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Benefit of the Doubt


by Diana Mercer What would happen if you gave everyone (and your former spouse or partner, in particular) the benefit of the doubt? I know that’s a challenging idea, particularly if you’re in the middle of a separation or a divorce, when your inclination to forgive certain annoyances for the sake…

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Be the Phoenix


by Nina Russell Korcheck My husband Jack and I first found each other on the telephone when I called to order flowers for a co-worker. He took my order over a phone connection that was 800 miles in distance. For some reason we just clicked and were on the phone chatting for 40 minutes. We continued…

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