Category Archives: Divorce

A (Single) Mother

Having a baby is life changing. Gaining a baby and losing a husband within the space of less than three months is more than life changing. It’s enough to make some people fall apart. I’m certain I would.  Abby (whose story you can follow at her new blog here) wrote this post for us a [...]

Categories: Becoming a Mother, Divorce, Life
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D is for Divorced Parents

The AOW A-Z of Getting Married is a resource for brides (and grooms) to be.  It’s a welcome piece of sanity in an industry-saturated world where people are bombarded with what weddings they should have, what they should act like, and how a bride should feel.  Created by the team behind Any Other Woman, this A-Z is the first collaboration [...]

Categories: A-Z of Getting Married, Divorce
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The realities of marriage

Divorce is definitely a hot topic here at AOW at the moment and Alex’s take on what a marriage has the potential to be or not be is a refreshing and honest one.  I picked the line ‘the realities of marriage’ from Alex’s piece as the title because it really intrigued me… I think that everyone’s [...]

Categories: Divorce, Family, Friends and Relationships, Marriage
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On Divorce

Anna’s ‘Storms of Marriage’ post provoked quite the response from you, our readers. There were those of you who are adamant you’ll never get divorced, those for whom divorce is a practical if unpalatable concept and those who were undecided on how they would react should their relationship get to the point where ‘divorce’ became [...]

Categories: Divorce, Family, Friends and Relationships, Life Experience, Our Favourite Posts
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Why do we wed?

I’ve mentioned before, my parents aren’t married. They’ve both been married, just not to each other. They both had a marriage, a complicated divorce and at least one child (in my mother’s case-a 6 month old me) in tow when they met. 5 months later, they moved in together. That was 23 and a half years [...]

Categories: Divorce, Family, Friends and Relationships
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