Most divorced people eventually miss the positive aspects of a committed relationship and want to find a new partner. Before considering remarriage, however, make sure that this is really what you want. Here's how to increase the odds of having a successful second marriage.
It can be shattering at first to be apart from your spouse. But "one" doesn't have to be the loneliest number: after you've grieved, adopt a positive attitude towards your situation. Take advantage of your freedom, and be who you want to be. This is the way to enjoy sudden singlehood – and maybe even prepare for a new, fulfilling relationship.
In order to "normalize" the post-divorce co-parenting situation as much as possible, you need to make all communication clear – with your children and with your ex-spouse.
Read how L.A.-based musician, writer, and composer Erin Kamler created Divorce! The Musical, which follows a story of a perfect marriage falling apart, and all that comes with it.
Negotiation skills will help you achieve some of your needs and wants without alienating or angering the other parties involved. Here's how to use negotiation to resolve disputes and to build better interpersonal relationships.