8 Divorce Blogs to Read, Watch & Follow – 2017
The 8 best divorce blogs on the internet are hard to pick. So are the 8 most recommended divorce blogs. The thing is that divorce blogs are plentiful on the Internet. Which ones are good? Which ones are helpful? Which ones are recommended? It all depends on what you are looking for. The truth is there is no dearth of great divorce blogs online. People are very well informed about the subject of divorce and there is a lot of help out there. It is difficult to pick and choose divorce blogs to say this one is good and this one is not good because most if not all have something to offer and have their own unique perspective.
Our own divorce blog Divorce Saloon International, is one of the older divorce blogs that are still active in this niche and is obviously highly recommended by us to you – but maybe it would be slightly inappropriate to put oneself on the list of recommended divorce blogs when one is compiling the list, would it not?.
Thus, leaving aside the obvious and best and most highly recommended divorce blog on the internet (that would be us), here is our list of the next best 8 divorce blogs you should get acquainted with if you are going through divorce or even for information about life after divorce:
Why we like it? The honesty and the freshness of the author’s style.
Who writes it: The author, Jackie Pilossoph is also the creator of Divorced Guy Grinning. She also “writes the weekly dating and relationships advice column, ‘Love Essentially’ in Chicago Tribune Pioneer Press, and is also a features reporter for the media group. Pilossoph holds a Masters degree in journalism from Boston University. She lives in Chicago with her family. Oh, and she’s divorced.”
Who is her target audience? Moms like her. Here is how Jackie describes her blog:
With blog posts that cover the entire divorce arena–the day he or she moves out, the divorce process, co-parenting issues, your kids, your ex, career choices, loneliness, fear, anger, dating, kissing, sex, and the first time you realize you’re going to be MORE than fine, reading Divorced Girl Smiling is like going to Starbucks with your best friend and talking about your divorce and your love life.
Why we love it: Because of posts like this one.
Who writes it? A woman by the name of Catharine Sloper.
Who is her target audience? According to Catharine, she writes for “For Protective Parents. She says that her blog is
Your source for news and information on the broken Family Court System in Connecticut. I am NOT an attorney. This blog does not constitute legal advice. Blog spirit: In the words of Emiliano Zapata, ‘I would rather die standing than live on my knees!'”
Link to Catharine’s interview with Divorce Saloon here.
Why we love it: Because it is so “guy cool.” And it looks smart, informative and fun all at the same time.
Who writes it: We don’t know. But the tagline promises that it is the “guy’s ultimate source for everything divorce.”
Who is their target audience:
Guyvorce.com is the fasting growing men’s divorce site, with over 44,000 Facebook fans, 3,500 Twitter followers, over 2,500 subscribers, and thousands of monthly website visitors since it’s launch in 2014. With over 35 contributing authors and hundreds of articles published to date, we cover every aspect of divorce, custody, dating, visitation, alimony and more – all from a man’s perspective.
4. Family Lore
Why we love it: It keeps our perspective broadened by updating us about divorce across the pond and gives us links to stories like this one +the dry English wit of the author.
Who writes it: John Bolch, a retired divorce solicitor in London
Who is his target audience: Mostly brits. But he links to blogs and websites all over the world so he is clearly plugged in to the divorce industry worldwide and is probably influenced and informed by divorce happenings around the world.
Read Divorce Saloon’s interview with John Bolch here.
5. First Wives World
Why we love it: The community they have built of strong, empowered women (and they have stuck around a while so that is a good sign)
Who writes it: Various authors contribute to this blog
Who is the target audience?: Women.
According to their mission statement:
First Wives World is dedicated to supporting women through and beyond divorce, troubled relationships, widowhood and other life challenges. We empower women in two key ways: 1) through our site and free, private, secure community, and 2) through our Lifeworks Divorce Support Services.
Read the interview that First Wives World conducted with our editor in Chief Lawyer X
6. Forbes Financial Advise Blog
Why we love it: The narrow focus on financial issues affecting women makes this blog extremely efficient and useful.
Who writes it: Jeff Landers
Who is his target audience: Women.
I write for women going through financially complex divorces
Jeffrey A. Landers, CDFA™, is the creator of the Think Financially, Not Emotionally® brand of books, webinars, seminars and eLearning courses designed to educate, empower and support women (and their advisors) before, during and after divorce. Jeff earned his BA degree in psychology from Columbia University and studied law at Pace University School of Law before becoming a divorce financial advisor.
Link to the blog here.
7. Wealthy Single Mommy
Why we love it: The author seems full of life, energy and ideas. Plus she focuses on helping women and moms get on their financial feet which is a unique focus. Her tagline is “date, parent and make money.”
Plus listen to her creds:
I’ve been a professional journalist and writer for nearly two decades. After working at community publications in the United States and Europe I landed at the Associated Press Financial Wire in New York City. As a full-time freelance business and personal finance writer since 2003, my articles have appeared in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Glamour, Men’s Health, Psychology Today, Woman’s Day, WIRED, WORTH, Real Simple, MSN Money and many others. I’m currently a contributing editor at SUCCESS magazine, and paid contributor at Forbes.
I have been a speaker at the United Nations, New York University, Texas Conference for Women, Pennsylvania Conference for Women, FinCon, and other events. My presentations are inspiring, provocative, personal and totally hilarious. I leave listeners with concrete action steps — and wanting more.
Who writes it? A journalist named Emma Johnson
Who is her target audience: Women.
8. Divorce Dads Grinning
Why we like it: It is written lovingly by a woman specifically for men. Sweet! It is proof that women who divorce do not hate men forever and in fact, they still love the rascals and wish them the best.
Who writes it: Jackie Pilossoph author of Divorced Girl Smiling
Who is her target: Men. Here is why she feels she is qualified to write this blog:
Divorced Guy Grinning is a spin-off of Divorced Girl Smiling, where I sincerely aim to offer advice and support to men. My qualifications? Being a divorced woman for over nine years, I have met, dated, interviewed and/or become friends with hundreds of separated/divorced men, and have pretty good insight into their concerns, issues, problems, fears, and worries. That’s why I think I can offer solid advice and support. I’m not always right, but I do try to provide honest, non-sugarcoated, and inspirational messages. With love, Jackie Pilossoph Creator, Divorced Guy Grinning