Coping After Divorce

New Year, Fresh Start

Whether you’re newly divorced or considering initiating a divorce, a new year is the perfect opportunity for a fresh start. Divorce is a significant life altering event, so it’s important to focus on making the change a positive one. Ready for a new beginning in 2015? Consider the…

Giving Thanks This Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving Day is here and while many people are preparing to share what they are most thankful for, your thoughts may be elsewhere. If you have recently gone through, are going through, or are contemplating a divorce, you may not be feeling as thankful as you once did…

Holiday Advice for Divorced Parents

If this is your first holiday season since your divorce, it may be particularly tough on you. Feelings of loneliness and longing may begin to set in – and that’s perfectly normal. The most important thing is that you allow yourself to feel whatever emotions arise and know…

Divorce Support for the Entire Family

At Start Over Smart Divorce Solutions, we embrace a positive mindset and offer guidance for you and your family through all phases of this life transition. With consultation services and our book, 37 Things I Wish I’d Known Before My Divorce, we can help you put the right…

Dealing With a Bitter or Unreasonable Ex Spouse

Maintaining a peaceful relationship with your ex spouse takes hard work and does not just happen overnight. As the two of you are likely co-parenting your children, having trust in and respect for each other is still something you want to achieve. To alleviate some tensions that might…

Waiting for an Apology (And How to Stop)

  If your divorce is due to the betrayal of your spouse or unfaithful actions, it is likely that your anger and disappointment is focused around one thing and one thing only – the lack of your spouses response. The biggest issue here is that the solution you…

Finding Financial Stability Following Divorce

The stress of a divorce can be taxing, both emotionally and financially. However, establishing a financial future for yourself can help to alleviate a bit of the burden from your break up. Free yourself from unnecessary struggle and find financial stability following your divorce with these three main…

Dating After Divorce

Dating after divorce is easier for some than others. In most cases, however, there are a lot of questions that come with this next phase in your life. Am I ready? Is the timing right? Will my kids understand? Be mindful that, while there is no single solution…

Single Parent School Tips

Has Back to School season been tougher than usual this year? We don’t blame you! Adjusting to single parenthood, especially when a new routine is calling, can be tough. First, it’s important to remember you are not alone. Next, turn to tips that will help make the fall…

Lifting Yourself Up After Divorce

There’s no denying divorce can weigh you down – physically and emotionally. However, finding the right methods to pick yourself back up again can make all the difference. A positive mindset and continuous self-care will make the process less taxing on all of those involved. Picking out proper…