Do You Worry More About Your Retirement After Divorce?

Do you worry more about your retirement after your divorce? It used to be that when I thought about retirement my focus was on how much I was saving, whether I was getting the maximum match I could from my employer and as long as those numbers were good, I didn’t give it much more thought. Now I’m in my late fifties my focus has shifted ....more

Are You Waiting Too Long To Start Dating After Divorce?

One common question about divorce is how long to wait before dating again. Some experts advocate waiting a year, while others, myself included, say it’s up to you. Gregory Smith from MidLifeBachelor...more

How And When Will You Learn From Your Divorce?

When their marriage is in tatters and ending, nobody wants to hear that divorce is a learning opportunity and that they’ll grow from it. But with some time and distance, it’s true. Your divorce may become a pivotal moment in your development ....more

How Will Your Teenager Be Impacted By Your Divorce?

Most parents considering divorce are concerned about the reactions of their children. And that’s a worry not just for parents with young children. It’s important to consider how will your teenager be impacted by your divorce ....more

Men Can Be Victims Of Domestic Violence Too

People who are struggling to decide if divorce is right for them often do so because they don’t feel they have a “legitimate reason.” That debate changes when there’s domestic abuse but it’s still not an easy decision since abuse victims also blame themselves for the abuse and feel it’s wrong to end the marriage when the problems are their fault. This isn’t a problem just for women. Men are victims of domestic violence too ....more

Are You Blaming Yourself For Your Spouse’s Infidelity?

A very common reaction to the discovery of an affair is to start blaming yourself for your spouse’s infidelity and yet most experts will say it’s never the victim’s fault. Gregory Smith’s marriage ended after he discovered his wife was having an affair. While he no longer blames himself, he says there were things he could have done differently and understanding this has helped him in subsequent relationships ....more

What Will You Learn From Your Spouse’s Infidelity?

There is always learning in the end of a marriage provided you’re interested in understanding what happened, why it happened and your role. So what will you learn from your spouse’s infidelity?...more

Were You Surprised By Your Spouse’s Infidelity?

It’s a sad reality that infidelity is pretty commonplace – one of both spouses admit to either a physical or an emotional affair in some 41 percent of marriages.* Despite it’s high occurrence, when it happens you may still be surprised by your spouse’s infidelity. Gregory Smith’s marriage lasted just two years. His divorce was triggered by his wife’s infidelity which blindsided Gregory ....more

Some Marriages Are Not Meant To Last

Almost 73 percent of divorces are among men under the age of 30 and over 80 percent are among women under the age of 30 and while the average length of a first marriage is around seven years, that is an average. Among this age group, the upper limit is probably around 12 years and the lower limit could be just months. Gregory Smith was...more

Engaging in Conflict: Marriage & Divorce

What part did you play in the conflict of your marriage and/or divorce? ...more