Life After Divorce

5 Reasons You’re An Easy Target Post-Divorce

By Dr. Karen Finn / October 28, 2015

If you’re newly divorced, beware of these 5 ways you’re an easy target for users and manipulators. The prospect of dating after divorce is exciting! It is also pretty terrifying because women newly back out there are easy targets for players and manipulators. I felt all the thrill and terror about dating after my divorce…

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Is It OK To Be Dating During Divorce?

By Dr. Karen Finn / August 11, 2015

A controversial question for most: Is it OK to be dating during divorce? My answer just might surprise you!

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3 Annoying People To Ignore While You’re Getting Divorced

By Dr. Karen Finn / August 5, 2015

Sometimes those closest to you can be the most annoying when you’re getting divorced. Divorce is hard. There’s absolutely nothing easy about turning your life upside down and inside out.  Divorce is something most couples stumble into unexpectedly. You just can’t prepare yourself for something like that, so when it happens just about everything feels unfamiliar and…

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Why Choosing The Right Divorce Process Will Make Your Divorce Easier

By Dr. Karen Finn / June 19, 2015

When you ask how to get a divorce, you discover there are 5 ways. Learn the pros and cons of each here.

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4 Tips For Decreasing The Cost Of Your Divorce

By Dr. Karen Finn / April 10, 2015

If you’re struggling with the cost of divorce, here are 4 tips to help you save on attorney fees. With the average cost of divorce in the US at $15,000 (, it’s really no surprise that most people cite cost of divorce as one of their top 2 concerns when getting divorced. $15,000 is a…

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3 Signs Your Ex Is An Emotional Bully (And How To Handle It)

By Dr. Karen Finn / March 20, 2015

Feeling beat up every time you talk to your ex? Don’t let them get to you anymore. Do you feel drained after every conversation, text, or email with your ex? If so, you might be dealing with an emotional bully. For most of us, divorce is already a very emotionally difficult time. We’re grieving the losses…

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How to Add Some Happiness to Your Holidays

By Dr. Karen Finn / December 12, 2014

Forget the pasted on smiles. Here’s a practical way to add real happiness to your holidays. Unlike Grandma’s fudge recipe, the first holidays post-split aren’t usually a recipe for happiness. More often than not, you’re trying to paste a smile on your face during the day and facing long nights of extreme sadness. Luckily, it…

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3 Essential Truths That Will Help You Find Life Balance, FINALLY!

By Dr. Karen Finn / December 10, 2014

Self-care is essential to life balance the way inhaling is essential to breathing. I’m turning 50 in just a few days. Honestly, I’m excited about it. This has honestly been the best part of my life because I’ve finally found balance, and for me balance translates to happiness. But finding it and learning how to…

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Special Occasions Can Still Be Special After You’re Divorced

By Dr. Karen Finn / March 3, 2014

Special occasions after divorce are often sources of worry and upset. But they don’t have to be! Learn tips for keeping special occasions fun after divorce.

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30 Awesome Ideas for Valentine’s Friend Dates

By Dr. Karen Finn / February 10, 2014

Tip #20: Visit a pet shelter for some serious snuggle time. Whether you’re single by choice or circumstance, Valentine’s Day can seem more like Single’s Awareness Day instead of a day celebrating love. Rather than dreading February 14, why not try something different? Celebrating with your friends is a great alternative to sitting at home…

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My Attorney and I Aren’t on the Same Page – What Now?

By Dr. Karen Finn / February 3, 2014

You and your divorce attorney need to have the same philosophy about how your divorce needs to proceed, but you also need to listen to their advice.

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Divorced? How To Add Some Happiness To Your Holidays

By Dr. Karen Finn / December 22, 2013

Unlike Grandma’s recipe for fudge, dealing with divorce over the holidays isn’t usually a recipe for happiness. More often than not, it’s a recipe for days of pasted on smiles and long nights of extreme sadness. Luckily, it doesn’t HAVE to be that way. One of the things I teach in my teleconferences and to…

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