My Wife Wants Divorce

Did you know wives file 69% of all divorces in the US? And that 70% of those men are completely blindsided by her desire to leave the marriage?

Whether you found this page after your wife literally just told you that she wants divorce…

Or you are already months into the divorce process and looking for help getting your life back…

You will find articles and podcasts that help you respond to divorce pragmatically, heal and process emotionally, and even some strategies to try and save the marriage if that’s still where your heart is at.

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Signs She's About To Drop The D-Bomb

if you suspect she's thinking about it

If something in your gut is telling you there's another man, these resources will help you figure out if it's your insecurities talking insecurity talking or if there really is an affair.

Is My Wife Lying to Me?

Is my wife lying to me? Learn why she's lying, why it's okay for you to be suspicious, and 5 ways you can catch a lying wife red-handed.

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What If You Still Want To Save Your Marriage?

If divorce has started

Even though your wife wants to end the marriage, you still believe there is a way to save it – and that saving it would be the best for both of you.

Additionally, I’ve included a purely pragmatic resource below of some of the most common tips I’ve heard from men who’ve survived divorce.

Common Questions Once Divorce Is On The Table

Real-World Challenges

Believe it or not, this type of affair can be just as damaging to a marriage as its full-blown physical counterpart. However, the way you respond to an emotional affair is often very different.

The resources in this section will teach you more about these often grey-area relationships, and how you as the man trying to save your marriage can respond if you believe your wife has let a friendship go too far.

My Wifes Friends & Family Want Her To Divorce

My Wife’s Friends & Family Want Her to Divorce

One of the hardest obstacles to overcome in a separation are friends and family who actively encourage divorce. Here are two things you can do to help your wife tune out the bad influences and start seeing things clearly.

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5 Legal Risks of Moving Out During Separation (and how to protect yourself)

There is a reason that most divorce attorneys will tell you to stay in the marital home as long as possible. Moving out can have big consequences in your divorce, which I’ve categorized in 5 key areas. The good news is that if you plan ahead and do things right, you can protect yourself from…

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Should you move out to give your wife space

Should You Move Out to Give Your Wife Space?

Let’s step away from the divorce strategy talk for a moment. Let’s assume you’ve done your due diligence, you’ve talked to a lawyer, and you’ve done the move out checklist… At the very least, you are prepared for the worst-case scenario. You know the risk. Now let’s talk about the rewards… What are the potential…

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how to convince your wife not to leave v2

How Do I Convince My Wife Not to Leave? Here’s A Different Approach…

Are you looking for the exact thing to say to get your wife to stay in the marriage? How do you get her to believe what you already know — that the marriage can make her happier than divorce, if she would just put in the work with you? Before I tell you the answer,…

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