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Repartnering has been linked to health benefits for mothers, yet few studies have examined relationship quality in this context. According to the divorce-stress-adaptation perspective, relationship quality may influence the relationship between maternal well-being and dating after divorce. The current study examines the consequences of dating, relationship quality, and dating transitions breaking up and dating new partners on maternal well-being negative affect and life satisfaction.
After hanging onto my marriage for way too long to the point where things got Divorce Court uglyI finally mustered the courage to end the year union with my high school sweetheart. Although I was the one to finally walk away, I was devastated by the death of the dreams I'd held for myself and my children and the idea of a single future. After a decade, a suicide attempt, several therapists, and a couple of antidepressantsI've come to understand that I was causing my own suffering by torturing myself with expectations of what I thought my life should be.
Want to share your experience of divorcing at a certain age? Email us at divorce huffingtonpost. It's been nearly two decades since Linda Simpson was blindsided by divorce after 25 years of marriage. Reclaiming her life after the split was "absolutely a challenge," but today she's happier than ever, enjoying time with her two grown sons, grandchildren and a partner she calls the love of her life.
Regardless of whether you were married for 5 months or 50 years, getting a divorce is always painful. Feeling the the loss of what could have been and a life together never feels good. Because divorce is hard, the end of your partnership should be honored with as much time as you need to heal.
My boyfriend and I are close to our six month anniversary. There has been a lot of turmoil in my life — custody battles and drama — and a last minute move back across the country. Do I want the relationship to end?
After the stress of going through a divorceit can be difficult to think about dating again. Everyone has their own timeline for when they might want to get out there. Even if you know your marriage is really, truly over, you still need to give yourself some time and space.
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