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
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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”
The process of self-discovery and, ultimately, the decision to divorce sucks - no if, ands, or buts. However, all the pain and anguish personally experienced is nothing compared to the imagined destruction of my children's lives when sharing the news of my divorce. Regardless of the reason for the divorce, telling my kids about my divorce ranks as the worst part of the whole … [Read more...] about Telling My Kids About My Divorce