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How is property divided in a divorce and who gets the house?

Whether you owned a house, investments, jewelry, the engagement and wedding rings, real estate, vehicles, furniture or even a pet together with your husband or wife, when you breakup, these assets must be divided Who gets what in a divorce?What is the difference between community property and equitable distribution?Marital property vs separate property—what is the…
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Why and how to find divorced dads to date

The benefits of dating single dads

A few years ago, I went out a couple of times with a divorced dad whose daughter happens to be the same age as mine. We spent our first date talking about our kids and the challenges of parenting — and realizing we have a lot in common. For example, we both feel perfectly satisfied…
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7 Cups online therapy review

Ever had one of those really bad days where you thought, “I need to talk with someone” – but you didn’t have anyone to call? Now you do: Thousands of “active listeners” are waiting to talk with you free of charge at 7 Cups, an online therapy website. Online therapy sites are popping up all…
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how long does divorce rebound relationship last

Why post-divorce rebound relationships hurt so damn bad

Eighteen months after my marriage ended, I jumped into a heady, sexually intense year-long relationship with a fellow writer and parent who was 20 years older than I was. In hindsight, it was no surprise it ended — his kids were grown, mine were tiny, our lives were at different points. But that did not…
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single moms are hot

Dating coach: “Single moms are hot on the successful-men market”

I don't run many guests posts, but happened upon Elliot Scott, a dating coach who had a lot of really smart things to say about men and women and how we can relate better. And he has a lot of experience coaching — not to mention dating! — single moms. I love, love,  love his…
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better dad after divorce

Are single dads better dads? Often, yes. Here's why …

I’ve heard it time and again: While they they were married, he worked a bazillion hours, rarely helped around the house, barely made time for the kids and spent any free time or money doing whatever the eff he wanted. She was overwhelmed, angry, felt abandoned and worried – and the kids felt abandoned by…
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single mom life insurance

Affordable 2020 life insurance for moms

Here’s the thing with life insurance for moms: You know you’re supposed to have it, but you probably don’t because you think it is not affordable. Guilt and stress ensue. Ain’t nobody got time for that! Mama, you’re not alone … A Genworth survey found that 69% of single-parent families with kids at home are…
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Where to sell gold (and tips get the most cash)

Quick takeaway: Gold prices are at record highs. While there are some shady places that buy gold, CashforGoldUSA.com is a legitimate online gold buyer that has been found to pay as much as three times its competitors. Keep reading for more details … You likely have some gold sitting around. Maybe it is old jewelry…
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Online therapy is a legit service that can help with depression, anxiety, stress.

Best online therapy sites for 2020

If you told me eight years ago I could find a licensed psychologist to come to my apartment in New York City for less than $150 and without spending months on a waiting list, I would have spit my latte right in your face. Today, though, it's a different story – the utopian dream of…
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OurFamilyWizard review

OurFamilyWizard co-parenting app review: Cost, calendar, pros, cons

What is Our Family Wizard? Quick answer: OurFamilyWizard (sometimes mistakenly referred to as, ‘My Family Wizard) is a co-parenting app used by tens of thousands of parents to make it easier to share a calendar and schedule, text, share documents and information and other features for better communication — that can be used in court…
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