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Wikizine - Starting Over


Packing up your home and moving into a new one can be daunting. There is often so much to do, and knowing where to begin can be difficult.  Hopefully these tips will help make the move less stressful. 

The 7 Mistakes That Stops Us Moving On From Our Exs

Written by Marina Pearson

January is the month of the year when the most amount of divorces are processed and relationships breakdown.

However, leaving an ex behind is not as easy as it looks – even if you are the one who has decided to leave. It is inevitable that anger, guilt, jealousy and sadness will ensue. Some hold onto these emotions for years.

Divorced, Single and Happy

Written by Steve Lucas, a Wikivorce member

5 Break Up Quotes To Get You Through Valentines Day

When I was going through my divorce and breakups. I always used quotes to get me through; they were like mantras for me that I used when I found myself how bad I felt. By using a quote (a.k.a a mantra) it broke with my usual thought pattern and helped me get through the darkest moments. Below are some of the break up quotes that got me through in the hope that they can help you too.

Find out how you can get over your ex for free by going here: www.DivorceShift.com/GoodbyeMrEx

A Decent Guy Does Divorce and Dating

Written by Matthew Williams.

Matthew is a new contributor to the Wikivorce Magazine, and will be writing regularly about his life post-divorce.

When married we look forward in anticipation of sharing major life events as life partners – birthdays, anniversaries, Christmases, weddings, graduations… We don’t anticipate finding ourselves suddenly cast adrift from everything that we hold dear, our spouse, our family, our home.  The pain of separation and divorce is devastating and its aftershocks can reverberate for a long time across our lives and relationships.

How Do I Get Back in the Game?

Men’s Dating ‘agony aunts’ Milton & Fitz answer a common question from a guy wanting to get back ‘out there’ and date women.

I Faced My Fears and Took On the World

Published in Good Housekeeping November 2013 - An article about our very own Wikivorce Community Manager rubytuesday (aka Ruth Langford). When her marriage ended Ruth Langford, 43, had such cripplingly low confidence that she could barely leave the house. But thanks to the support of new friends going through the same trauma, she’s developed a sense of self-esteem.

Can Redundancy Lead To Divorce?

That is a question that we may over the coming months find real answers to - the hard way.

How to Lose Your Family Baggage and Jumpstart Your Life

Divorce is a major life change that can leave a person reeling. Suddenly being on your own to deal with issues such as money, children, career changes and downsizing the family home can seem overwhelming. Dr. Phil and Libby Gill, author of the book Traveling Hopefully: How to Lose Your Family Baggage and Jumpstart Your Life offer advice on how to begin to live life after divorce.

Sisters Who Do It For Themselves

There must be many women out there faced with sorting out their divorce or having to look to the courts again because of a change in circumstances or the ex hasn't paid court ordered support who wonder: can I really do this for myself?

5 Steps To Getting Over Affair Guilt

Written by Marina Pearson.

“I feel so guilty I had the affair,” She said. “I really wish I hadn’t, I don’t even know why I did it. What was I thinking?”

This is a very typical response from women who I have coached, who are living with (what I now call) affair guilt. If you are a woman who has cheated on her husband or boyfriend and are now dealing with the destructive aftermath of the affair and are feeling extremely guilty, I empathize. I like you have been where you are and it’s a difficult place to get out of, if you don’t know how.

Time to move on after divorce

As the old saying goes, ‘time flies when you’re having fun’ but it can go so slowly when you’re miserable. So how can you speed up time when moving on after a divorce?