Divorce and the Holidays

Treat Yourself to a Divorce Gift (Just in Time for Valentine’s Day)

I have three philosophies in life:
1) Divorce is NOT the end of the world.
2) Laughter is the best medicine.
and 3) Whoever said money cant buy happiness… doesnt know where to shop.
Put those all together and what do you get? Amusing divorce gift ideas for yourself or your loved ones - just in time for Valentine’s […]

Post-Divorce Turkey Eating Privileges


I came across this really funny post on on this blog about people’s misconceptions of holiday time in divorced families. As Kristine puts it:
“I’ve heard some pretty odd misconceptions and generalizations that people make about divorced families, but by far the funniest I’ve ever heard was of a person who assumed that people in a divorced family […]

Merry Christmas from Darn Divorce!

How is this Night Different from All Other Nights?

For Israeli families affected by divorce, the Passover season can be a trying time of year.
Consider these three individuals both in Israel and in the US, who asked that their real names not be used. A divorced mother of two toddlers, Jennifer says the Passover seder does nothing to bring her children closer to their […]

Local Radio Hands Out Free Divorce for Valentine’s Day

Sometimes “Cupid” just doesn’t get it right… but now, just in time for Valentine’s Day, local radio station WZZO is offering chance to break away from your ball and chain without breaking the bank: A Free Divorce Giveaway!
WZZO has been calling out to lonely, bitter souls to send in creative divorce poems in exchange for […]

January 8th is Britian’s Divorce Day

Photo courtesy of BBC
According to a new study, more Britons will initiate divorce proceedings today than on any other day of the year. A survey of 100 divorce lawyers by the website insidedivorce.com found that Christmas was often the final nail in the marital coffin, leading to an increase in the number of people instructing […]

Happy Holidays from Darn Divorce!

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Christmas is Coming! And So is Divorce.

Photo courtesy of Vap Dermont95120
Christmas has always been considered to be a stressful time of the year. So stressful, in fact, that it has been reflected in the number of divorces filed in the courts after the Christmas period is over.
Divorce-Online carried out a survey of 1,000 visitors to their website during October and November […]

The Thanksgiving Divorce Joke

A man in Phoenix calls his son in New York the day before Thanksgiving and says, “I hate to ruin your day, but I have to tell you that your mother and I are divorcing; forty-five years of misery is enough.
“Pop, what are you talking about?” the son screams.
“We can’t stand the sight of each […]

Avoiding Holiday Turmoil in Divorced Families

Photo courtesy of MSU Law
Modern times have delivered to us the alternative family, including but not limited to ex-spouses, step-parents, and step siblings. During the holiday season, children and families may experience confusion, distress, or tension.
For many, the picturesque holiday of families celebrating with food and gifts, with mom, dad, son, and daughter joined under […]