2018 was a remarkable year for DivorceMag. With record-breaking numbers and more views than ever before, we would like to say thanks to all of our readers and contributors by offering a list of our top 10 articles from 2018. Our most popular articles feature a wide range of topics for every part of the divorce process.
Whether you want to read about the best time to divorce or are interested in some of the most common reasons married couples split up, our list of the top 10 articles from 2018 is full of interesting stories, statistics, and helpful information. Take a look and comment on your favorite ones!
Top 10 DivorceMag Articles of 2018
10. 7 Tips for Creating a Divorce Settlement Agreement
By Freddie Tubbs, Business Writer and Editor
Although divorce is not the easiest process to go through, by being civil with the other party, compromising where you can, and standing up for what you believe in, you can create a divorce settlement agreement you can live with.
9. 5 Surprisingly Common Causes of Divorce
By Leticia Summers, Licensed Marriage Counselor
While no couple plans to have their relationship fail, there are several common reasons why many couples do end up in an unhappy marriage that ultimately leads to divorce.
8. Orderly Justice: The Phases of a Divorce Trial
By Joseph Warren Kniskern, Attorney
Learn the steps of the divorce litigation process, from the complaint for divorce to the entry of the judgment.
7. Breaking the News About Your Divorce
By Meg Mathur
You’re getting a divorce. You’ve talked to your spouse. Now how do you tell your children, friends, and family? Should you tell your boss and/or co-workers? Here’s how to minimize the damage when you’re breaking the news about your divorce.
6. What Is the Best Time to Divorce?
By Judith S. Wallerstein, Child Psychologist, and Sandra Blakeslee
Is there an age when divorce is easier on children? There’s no simple answer: it all depends on what’s going on in your family, what kind of parents you are, how much you can cooperate, and also the age and temperament of your child.
5. Curing Your Divorce Hangover
By Anne Newton Walther, Writer
A “divorce hangover” is the unfinished emotional experience of your divorce. The good news is that you don’t have to stay trapped in chronic pain or numbness. Divorce is the end of one phase of your life and, regardless of whether it was by choice or not, it can be the beginning of a happier, more satisfying one.
4. 7 Stages of Grief During and After Divorce
By L.J. Burke, Writer
During and following a divorce, you will experience various stages of grief as you begin processing your divorce and what caused your marriage to end.
3. U.S. Divorce Statistics and Divorce Rates (2000 – 2017)
By Divorce Magazine
US marriage and divorce statistics for 2017, plus women’s and men’s divorce rates and marital status from 2000 to 2017.
2. 5 Things You May Face as an Adult Child of Divorce
By Liz Greene, Writer
At 28 years old, Liz Greene experienced her parents’ divorce. While it may seem like being an adult makes dealing with divorce easier, there are many unique issues adult children of divorce face.
1. Your Parting Words: How to Break the News Responsibly
By Susan Allison, Ph.D
Are you preparing to leave? Considering a trial separation? Or do you want a divorce? Your answer dictates the degree of finality in your words. Here’s some help deciding what to say when you break the news to your spouse.