Bamboozling Task to Make Long-Term Financial Decisions

    It can be a bamboozling task trying to make long-term financial decisions about any capital you may find yourself in receipt of, post-divorce. Whilst you must recognize that we are are not IFAs, if you are in the UK you might like to consider putting your money into NS&I Premium Bonds in the short term, while you have a think about what you want to do. Instead of paying interest, the NS&I hold monthly prize draws with a £1 million jackpot and over a million smaller denomination Read more [...]

New Study Confirms: Male Depression Is Hard To Acknowledge

By Noah Brand  editor-in-chief of the Good Men Project People don’t want to see male depression, even when they have it, says Dr. Viren Swami’s research. An interesting new study from the University of Westminster seems to confirm what depression sufferers and mental health advocates have been saying for some time: when major depression occurs in men as opposed to women, both the depressed man and those around him are less likely to recognize the problem. This presents a serious obstacle to Read more [...]

The Magical Number Nine

Nine multiplied by any number Is equal to the number nine Nine times the seventh wonder Equals 63 and 6 plus 3 – the bottom line is 9   If 9 times 3 is 27 and 2 plus 7 is 9 So on & so on, 9 must be divine   And so we all dress to the nines   Mankind survives on nine-to-fives A 9th month comes and a child arrives God conceived a 9 to shine In my mind I see nine by design Counting all else as benign   Nine is a magic number Underrated & unencumbered May Read more [...]

42 Seconds of Happiness | Chapter Twenty One | Sam

    42 Seconds of Happiness | Chapter Twenty One | Sam   Warning some episodes have strong language!         Published on Feb 2, 2013 WritersImprovStudio What happens when 'our home' becomes 'my home,' when 'our child' becomes 'my child,' when 'we' goes back to being 'you OR I'? Rarely the decision is mutual, and the one who did not make it, feels angry. 'You broke up our family, now live with the consequences,' argues Tomas. 'You can't have everything!' 4 Read more [...]

While Finding Yourself, Stay True to Yourself!

  My entire dating life till the summer of 2012 consisted of a total of eight males since I was 15 years old and now I am over 50. I had been hurt so badly by my last relationship I decided to put on my tough coat and not let any man hurt me again. My plan was, never allow anyone to get close enough to know my true feeling.  I learned the hard way while finding yourself, stay true to yourself! Along my journey, I met someone I thought was very nice. Unfortunately, he didn't get enough time Read more [...]

42 Seconds of Happiness | Chapter Seventeen | Marc and Alis II

    Warning some episodes have strong language! Published on Jan 5, 2013 WritersImprovStudio Imagine you are in love. She is married, you are married. Both unhappily, which is why this is happening. Then one of you decides to leave the marriage. And it is not you. Alis tells Marc that she is getting a divorce. Watch what happens. And if that is not too much to imagine: you are in a car. Meeting the love of your life. Or that is what you thought. Two hours ago. 4 couples. 6 friends. Read more [...]

300th Divorce Coping Tip of the Day

  This is actually the 300th Divorce Coping Tip of the Day that I’ve written. I think the essence of today’s sentiment would like to encourage you to take one day at a time. If I’d thought for one minute that I’d even be able to fill 300 slots with ideas and advice on getting through divorce, I’d have stumbled at the first block. Take all of your best intentions and convert them into bite-sized chunks, be they carving a route through a day filled with more angst than you can Read more [...]

Online Dating Mission : FAIL

      by Gretchen Schiller   Did someone sign me up for the FBI and forget to tell me? Worse, forget to give me one of those cool jackets? Because online dating is without a doubt a FBI manhunt. An endless, exhausting pursuit for the “Most Wanted” man: dangerously loyal, wickedly intelligent, and terrifyingly thoughtful with a bold appearance that is a proven threat to all single women. I’m a diligent special agent. I adhere to the manhunt dress code. Shower, put Read more [...]

Turning Something Else on to Help Distract You

  If you’re struggling to turn your head off at the most unGodly of hours, why not consider turning something else on to help distract you. There is a world full of 24-hour radio available, right at the edge of your fingertips if you have access to the Internet. With stations dedicated to every genre known to woman, plus others that niche on particular decades and others that focus on spoken interviews, stories and documentaries, you should easily be able to tailor match something to your Read more [...]

Divorce Coping Tip of the Day – Time to Rebuild

  Image courtesy of renjith krishnan /   There comes a time when you lose everything, your best friends, the people you most care about, your faith in everything and even your dignity. Don't be worry, stay strong it's time rebuild yourself all over again.   This is your time to rebuild and you choose how you are going to do it.  Build a bridge, not a wall, believe in your value as a human who should be respected.  Stand up for what is right even if you are standing Read more [...]