One of the most important things to acknowledge after a divorce is identification as a single person rather than a spouse.  In doing so, we begin to reestablish our new, unique identity as an individual.  We begin to let go of mutual expectations and opinions in order to develop our independence as a single person. 

Should you downgrade Valentine's Day while going through a divorce?

Well...yes.  During or following a divorce, Valentines Day can be a holiday that can make you pretty sad.  It's fine to participate with your family and friends with sweet treats, cards and the like.  But, don't let the day stress you out over lost love and shortage of a lover's attention.  Need help?  We have ideas to keep this dreadful day off your mind...

It's never easy to decide if you and your spouse should separate.  But, every year thousands of couples choose to separate to save their marriage, determine if their marriage can be saved or prepare for divorce.