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Stars of "Flip or Flop" currently in divorce drama

It is typically best that a divorce is carried out in as low-key a manner as possible. But as we can see on the pages of many internet websites, when celebrities have marital difficulties, their disputes and accusations become a matter of public record. And certainly such is the case with Tarek and Christina El Moussa, stars of the TV show "Flip or Flop."

Overindulging a child can create problems in adulthood

Parenting after a divorce is a whole new world, especially if your spouse made most of the decisions. So, now that you are facing the prospect of caring for your children on your own during your custody periods, you may be trying to figure out what kind of parent you want to be. In truth, there can be a learning curve to becoming a good single parent. And one of the more common mistakes that a newly single parent can make is to overindulge the child.

Embracing the changes caused by a divorce

Even if it provides your best opportunity for a happier future, a divorce can leave you feeling emotionally drained and perhaps even a bit insecure. After all, the path you believed your life was on has taken a serious detour. And as you proceed through the divorce process, there are myriad potential conflicts that can tax both your time and your energies.

Domestic violence victims do not choose to be abused

If you have found yourself in a relationship in which you are on the receiving end of abuse, you may wonder how things went so wrong. After all, in the beginning, everything was wonderful and your partner treated you with love kindness and respect. But now you fear being in his or her presence and you are constantly afraid of saying or doing something that will trigger a verbal or even a physical attack.

6 ways to protect your assets in a divorce

You and your husband have been married for over 30 years. During this time, the two of you have acquired a substantial amount of assets, including retirement and investment accounts and multiple properties. Last week your husband asked you for a divorce.

California couple celebrates their divorce

It's very easy to feel a little bit jealous of a happy couple when they announce their impending marriage. After all, don't we all a want to find that special someone with whom we can share our life? But on the flip side, when a marriage does not work out, that same once happy couple may endure a very tempestuous divorce, the kind of which we all hope to avoid.