Murphy's Love: 
Advice on Love & Relationships

This monthly advice column has been running in The Georgetowner newspaper since 2010. The following articles were originally published by Georgetown Media Group and may be read anytime here.

Entries in divorce (7)


When is it time to leave a "co-existing" marriage?

A reader asks when is it time to leave a marriage where both partners feel like they are just trying to "co-exist."  Check out my full answer here.


He's Leaving, But Wants to Protect the Kids

It's a difficult decision, but once we've made the choice to stop working on a marriage, a new kind of work is just getting started. I received a question about protecting the kids as you tell them you are getting a divorce. Take a look at the tips for doing it well.


Addicted to Venting?

When a cube-mate talks about her divorce all day, every day, what's a person to do? Read my advice here.


Newly Divorced with High Dating Standards

This question came from a newly divorced woman who thinks her standards are just too high for dating in DC. Read the whole article here.


Oct. 5, 2011

Relationship advice on being a good spouse...during a recession. Plus how to protect the kids even if you're "definitely divorcing." Read the full article here.