Dear Faithful Readers,
I’ve been struggling for a good six months to figure out what’s next for me as a writer. During the early days of Divorced Before 30, I had a ball telling my story, connecting with readers, and exercising my writerly muscles. I took about a year off to write my memoir, From Splitsville, [...]
Today’s guest post is from Nicole Warner (@MezzoNicole). Thanks, Nicole!
I secretly left my abusive ex-husband and fled a foreign country that had been my home for five years.
I knew I couldn’t stay and that was the only way I knew I had to leave. I was alone, penniless, terrified,
and getting a divorce at 29. I [...]
Would you be willing to talk about your divorce on television? If you live in the New York City area, check out the casting calls below.
The Hud:sun Media executive producers of Bravo’s Pregnant in Heels are developing and casting a new television project titled Chapter 2 for a major cable network. This new series will [...]
Hello, friends! “Divorce Brain Food” will be an occasional feature here as I start to write less about my own divorce experience. The original tagline for this blog was “How I Made Friends With My Brain and Moved On,” and I wholeheartedly believe that part of that healing process is feeding your brain with helpful [...]
Today’s guest post is from “Not Your Cute Daisy,” who split up with her husband last October and just got divorced this month.
I woke up the same as many other mornings, alone. I had to go into his bedroom to wake him for work; I was going to Church. It was a beautiful Sunday morning, [...]
Today’s cross-post is from Liz Lobster, blogger at tata20s.
Driving home from the city tonight, station-hopping the radio, I came across a local station’s music program for the evening: Best-ever Break-up songs. Yup, they were taking requests.
Hopped on my phone for a bit of Blackberry-Roulette (don’t tell my parents!), and texted in a couple of requests. [...]
As agonizing as the divorce process can be, most of us come out the other side with relatively little permanent damage. In fact, after we’ve had time to gain some perspective, many of us feel that we’re actually stronger than we were before.
I’m (mostly) in that camp. In fact, I’ve been trying to decide whether [...]
Right after my divorce, it was pretty hard for me to “keep my chin” up, as they say. Hold my head up high? That took months, and in some ways, years.
This weekend, I went to my hometown with my parents and one of my brothers to attend a fundraiser for the wrestling club that my [...]
Today’s guest post is from Aubrey, a 27-year-old woman who recently went through a divorce.
I blame Bikram.
I’d just spent a year in Iraq, not wanting to come home to face the music. I cried secretly in the bathroom as I reread bookmarked pages of the now-cliche Eat, Pray, Love and wondered if I could ever [...]
Today’s guest post is from Liz Lobster, who describes herself as an Über-Bookworm, Writer, Clown, Philosopher, Realist, Idealist, Cynic, and PANK (Professional Auntie with No Kids). She’s recently divorced and about to turn 29.
So, this past week I had the extremely satisfying opportunity of advising my ex-husband to invest in a certain iPhone app (see [...]