Question: My husband passed away a sudden death about 10 months ago. We were married almost 40 years.I loved him dearly, he was my lover and best friend. I miss his laughs, hugging, holding hands, just being together – we did everything together. Now he’s gone and I feel so alone. I’ve been very lonely …

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I am a 39-year old woman. My mother passed away five years ago and about a year after that, my father finds a girlfriend via an online dating site and has been dating her ever since. In June, my father announces to me that he will get married in October. I had no indication that …

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second marriage issues

Question: My kids are 17 (g), 20 (g) and 22 (g) his (all boys) are 17, 24, and 26. Before we moved in together 3 yrs ago I was pretty much of a pushover. I held the line on important issues like substance abuse, sex, school, curfews, obeying the law but everything else was anarchy. I …

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Via After the sadness, the anger and the grieving period passes – if it ever completely does, when is the right time to start dating and thinking about love again? Those are the types of questions we’re confronting today. The Question: How long should you wait to date after the death of a spouse? “When …

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remarriage and kids

The steps required to establish the couple as the foundation relationship of the home can sometimes feel like a win-lose situation for biological parents and children. It’s not, however, rather it’s a matter of significance. This doesn’t mean a spouse matters more than children, but that the marriage is essential to the stability of the home. In …

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marriage proposal ideas

  Despite reports to the contrary, the institution of marriage remains both relevant and prominent in 2014. This is supported by the fact that while the rate of divorce in the UK has stabilised and even begun to fall during recent years, the number of people deciding to tie the knot has continued to rise …

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prenup

Prenups aren’t registered like marriage certificates, meaning it’s hard to gauge how popular the prenup is becoming. However, matrimonial attorneys say a growing number of senior citizens are doing the prenup thing. While such people aren’t as rich as Donald Trump, they still have more money than younger people, and many have children from previous marriages to …

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Robin Thicke and wife

On Monday, Feb. 24, Robin Thicke and Paula Patton announced they had decided to separate after eight years of marriage. For a long time they have defended their marriage, but more recently several events have taken place that made it seem like the break up was coming. The “Blurred Lines” singer and Baggage Claim actress, …

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Life Insurance Needs After Divorce & Remarriage Written exclusively for IDoTakeTwo.com by David Rossett, a Financial Representative with the Northwestern Mutual Financial Network based in New York City for The Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company, Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Life insurance, more than most of the goods and services you buy, is tied to the circumstances of your life. You …

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What is a Pre-Nup? Definition: prenuptial agreement, (premarital agreement), prenuptial agreements, prenup: A prenuptial agreement (also known as an antenuptial agreement, premarital agreement or prenup) is a signed and notarized agreement made by a couple before marriage that concerns various financial issues such as the control and possession of property and other assets taken into …

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family medallion ceremony

Involving Children and Families in the Wedding Your wedding day symbolizes more than the bond between two people; it is the day a new family is created. If you or your fiancé have children already, then your wedding day should mean the same thing to them, a day when they become part of something new. …

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