Whether you call it a friendly divorce, an amicable divorce, collaborative divorce, or a conscious uncoupling, dealing with divorce is tough. Despite reading lots of divorce advice and divorce tips, the secret to a friendly divorce was never mentioned. Which is why I want to share the secret of my friendly divorce with you. There are many ways to complete the legal divorce … [Read more...] about The Secret to a Friendly Divorce
Thirteen years into my marriage I learned my husband is gay. Never in my wildest dreams did I ever imagine I would find out my spouse is gay. I was faced with the awful question, "Should I divorce my gay husband?" After months of struggling silently with my husband's changing sexuality, finding out my husband is gay from a friend, and his final acceptance that he is gay, I … [Read more...] about Should I Divorce My Gay Husband?
During the wild journey of discovering the rainbow, coming out to the kids was a nerve-racking experience for my gay husband, Rainbow. After scouring the internet and speaking to others in similar situations, these are the 6 tips for coming out to kids we found most helpful. First, let me say both of my kids have been raised with an openminded approach to living and … [Read more...] about 6 Tips for Coming Out to Kids
Explaining my ex-husband is gay to adults is difficult. Telling my kids, "Dad is gay," is almost easier. Explaining Dad is gay means Mom and Dad are getting divorced - well, it required a few creative comparisons. Almost immediately after telling my kids about the divorce, my son wanted to know "Why is this happening to me?" At the time, I was not prepared to adequately … [Read more...] about Telling My Kids “Dad is Gay”
While I now know who I am much better than I ever have in my life, I have a lot to learn about dating. Dating after divorce is a whole new ballgame! How do you find another person with similar interests and attitudes that you want to be more than "just friends" with? In the handful of months since I re-entered the dating scene, I have learned many dating lessons. Some of the … [Read more...] about Dating After Divorce: 7 Lessons I’ve Learned