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My Wife Wants a Divorce. What are My Rights?

June 8, 2022 . Patricia Van Haren

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 My wife wants a divorce, what are my rights? That is a question I hear often. Hearing your wife wants a divorce can be devastating, but it is important to remember that you have rights. You may be able to keep your home, receive alimony payments an...

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Still Talking To Your Ex? Ask Yourself Why

May 17, 2022 . Jackie Pilossoph

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Still talking to your ex? If you have children together, you probably are and you will probably be talking to him or her until the kids are adults (and even after that.) That's a good thing! Talking to your ex about the kids is a must. No matter how ...

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'Can't Get Over My Ex-Wife' says Divorced Man

May 5, 2022 . Jackie Pilossoph

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From a reader: Jackie, I can't get over my ex-wife and wondering how I ever will. My advice: A few years ago, a friend of mine was going through a  divorce and she said to me, “It’s been two years and I’m still not over it. I WANT to be ...

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Divorce Advice: Let Your Ex Into Your House!

May 2, 2022 . Jackie Pilossoph

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In response to my article, “Newly separated man seeks custody advice,” I received this comment from a guy offering some divorce advice of his own:   I think the only part of Jackie’s divorce advice I’d disagree with is letting your...

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11 Pieces of Advice for Men Over 50

April 25, 2022 . Jackie Pilossoph

I received the message below from Mike, a 53 year old guy who has been both widowed and divorced, and who has some words of wisdom for men over 50. Thought I would share, and in italics below are my comments. Thanks so much, Mike!  Jackie, I w...

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Dating a Woman With Kids? You've Got to Read This!

April 18, 2022 . Jackie Pilossoph

If you are dating a woman with kids, you probably aren’t doing it just for fun. You most likely really, really like the woman (or love her) and you are smart enough to realize that with her, comes her children. Same thing applies to a woman dating ...

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When a Woman Leaves You: Justified? or Did She Give Up Too Soon?

April 8, 2022 . Jackie Pilossoph

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One of my most popular articles on Divorced Girl Smiling is , “Honey, I want a Divorce: when a Woman Decides to Leave.” There are currently hundreds of comments posted from men and women who have yelled at each other (in writing), battling this a...

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Newly Separated Man Seeks Custody Advice

April 1, 2022 . Jackie Pilossoph

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Divorced Girl Smiling received a heartbreaking e-mail from a newly separated man seeking custody advice. His two young children are having difficulty transitioning from one house to another.  Dear Jackie, Earlier this year my wife of 9 years l...

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Newly Separated Man Whose Wife Left Expresses Raw Pain

March 26, 2022 . Jackie Pilossoph

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A comment posted on Divorced Girl Smiling by a newly separated man: I’ve been married to my best friend for over 10 years and we have beautiful kids. I’m not a drunk, I don’t hit anything or anyone and I’ve supported all of her ambitions t...

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Divorced Guy: "I Will NEVER Get Married Again. Ever"

March 20, 2022 . Jackie Pilossoph

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This is an email I received from a 50 something year-old divorced guy who got got divorced because his wife cheated on him. He was very surprised and hurt by the cheating and said he never suspected it. I believe he has been divorced for a couple of ...

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