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Happily ever, after divorce.
Increasingly, people are seeking a way to honor their marriage, even as they end it.
From apps to websites to books to classes: my top picks for getting through divorce and managing co-parenting.
As the now-classic experiment from Harvard psychologist Ellen Langer shows, age is relative to your environment.
Valentine's Day is a chance to celebrate all the people in our lives—including our ex.
Creating more moments of joy can reawaken parts of yourself or your heritage that may have faded in marriage.
It can be hard to avoid negative self-comparison, but you want to remain focused on your own path.
“Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal with the intent of throwing it at someone else; you are the one who gets burned.” -The Buddha
The immediate period of separation can feel like a natural disaster. Prepare a tool kit to stay afloat.
Perfect your "divorce elevator speech" with these four tips.
Our holidays and rituals always evolve. They have to, in order to stay meaningful, whatever our family structure.
We've all heard about "shark" lawyers circulating failing marriages, but some of the best innovations in cooperative divorce and co-parenting come from divorce professionals.
Rushing to make it legal can actually slow down your divorce and make closure harder.
Not shopping for Black Friday deals, or Saturday or Sunday specials, made this holiday weekend special for my family.
I created seven Principles of Parting while going through my own divorce and writing a book about it. The Principles are guideposts that keep us stay on course during trying times.
Setting and keeping limits can be extra hard when you're the only adult in the house. Clinical psychologist Stephanie O'Leary gives easy success strategies.
Many parents worry that they're divorcing at the worst possible age for their children, but other factors that are largely under our control matter more to a child's well-being.
The fact that a stepparent is not a legal relationship highlights the role of strong emotional bonds within a blended family structure. Three tips for building good bonds.
Q&A: Austin-based collaborative lawyer Janice Green on the critical difference between interests and positions.
A divorce comedy improv show helps us take a step back from divorce while creating a positive moment.
Intermittent reward keeps us attached, says psychotherapist and author Jeanne Safer. We need to credit our own feelings of dissatisfaction and let go of "relentless hope."
The negative stories about the Brangelina break-up are dangerous, because the expectation that divorce must be a tragedy for all involved can create just that outcome.
Resilient people make conscious choices every day to put aside time for practices that energize them, enliven them or strengthen them." Here's how.
New article in Canada's largest newspaper looks at Canadian couples who co-parent cooperatively, celebrate holidays together, and even help out with each other’s laundry.
Sometimes letting thoughts go moves you forward, because our minds aren't up to the task of making the world suit all our needs.
Using colors and images that remind you of your positive past can help you feel more at home, after divorce, and support your vision of your future life.
You might be reluctant to talk about your divorce, but doing so can help you feel connected and supported, and remind you that you are not alone in this awkward state.
Some divorced couples find that time apart leads to getting back together.
About one-third of divorced couples find themselves turning to each other for physical intimacy. While the reasons may be many, it carries risks to consider.
What do you do when your longtime marriage ends? Start a small business about divorce. At least, that’s the answer for an ever-increasing number of formerly-weds.
We can enjoy this holiday by expanding our notion of love. Rather than ignoring it or making cynical remarks, take an open-hearted attitude and celebrate love more broadly.
Wendy Paris, a journalist and book author, has written for The New York Times, The Guardian, Travel & Leisure, Self, Glamour, among many others.