Divorce

The Last Christmas Before The Divorce

[caption id="attachment_46044" align="alignleft" width="290"] Are you facing a divorce? Talk to someone who's been there. Our mentors are always here for you. Click to request a mentor.[/caption] I will never forget the Christmas party where I witnessed a family being torn apart. Everything appeared fun and festive until my friend’s mom asked...

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I Just Called To Say “I Love You”
I Just Called To Say "I Love You"

Don and Jen's love story started at a pool in Vancouver. After their first date he called her everyday, right around lunch time, just to see how she was. When he proposed she said yes right away. Not long after their first child was born, things got a bit more complicated. Don grew angry and Jen withdrew. They separated and two years later their...

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Divorcing? Take Care of Your Finances
Divorcing? Take Care of Your Finances

Editor’s Note: It is always our hope that a couple is able to reconcile. If your own marriage is in trouble our mentors are available to help.  It is difficult to deal with everyday life when you’re going through a divorce. You feel lousy both physically and emotionally. But in spite of that, you need to take care of your financial situation...

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Save Your Marriage from Drifting
Save Your Marriage from Drifting

Related: Read Elma's Story of Facing Emotional Abandonment in Her Marriage. They were good people. They had made it known that divorce was not an option for them. Yet here they were, going their separate ways and leaving a path of confusion and chaos behind them. There was no love affair to blame, no abuse that had been hidden. Just a slow...

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Healing for the Brokenhearted
Healing for the Brokenhearted

To earn someone's trust is surely an honour beyond measure; therefore, it is unsurprisingly one of the most fundamental elements of a strong and successful relationship. Copious amounts of time and effort go into building and maintaining trust. Consequently, the moment the trust is betrayed, the relationship starts to tremble at its knees. Dealing...

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5 Facebook Fights in Marriage
5 Facebook Fights in Marriage

Kids. Sex. Money. According to therapists, these are the most common topics married couples argue about.  After recently talking with a number of counselors and clergy about common marriage problems they’re dealing with, Facebook should be added to that list.  In fact, Facebook is one of the most popular relationship conflicts for today’s married...

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I Didn’t Want a Divorce, But Could We Last?
I Didn't Want a Divorce, But Could We Last?

I did not want to be another divorce statistic, but the numbers were not in our favor. My husband Rudy is a bus driver and I work in dentistry - both careers that rank high in divorce statistics. We have a severely handicapped son. We struggled financially. My husband has been fighting depression for most of his life. My life and my marriage were...

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Your Marriage is Worth Fighting For
Your Marriage is Worth Fighting For

67% of first time marriages go the distance. I was reading a report on divorce statistics from StatsCan and this fact jumped off the page.  It seemed to contradict a much repeated statistic that 50% of marriages end in divorce.  So which one is true?  Well, they both are actually. Two of every three new marriages will indeed last for life….but...

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