Divorce Support Club Resources Library

Welcome to the Divorce Support Club Resources page, here you will find useful resources that will support you whilst going through divorce or separation. 

Our goal is to empower you with information, support, and guidance, so you can make informed decisions and find the necessary resources to cope with the challenges you may encounter.

We have created a library of resources designed to address different aspects of divorce. Whether you are looking for legal advice, emotional support, financial guidance, or assistance with co-parenting, we have written a range of articles to help you along your journey.

The Divorce Support Club Resource Library covers the following subjects:

– Communication
– Emotional Support
– Counselling & Mediation
– Finance
– Self Care

Please browse our resource library. You can watch all of our monthly webinars, or if you are short on time, each webinar is accompanied by a helpful guide with top tips which came out from each discussion. Click the buttons below to download the full guides or watch the webinars.

Please keep in mind that the information provided on this page is for general guidance purposes only. Every divorce case is unique, and it is crucial to consult with professionals who can provide personalised advice based on your specific circumstances.

Book recommendations:

We have also included some book recommendations below to help you navigate your new life after divorce, including a book written by our Divorce Support Club host, Claire Macklin – Break-Up From Crisis to Confidence.

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Can Divorce be a Good Thing?

Looking at divorce in a negative light is easy, people often feel like they’ve failed. But that doesn’t have to be the case. We’ve given you tips on how to view your divorce in a more positive light, and how to focus on the positives coming your way.
Full guide
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What Not To Do During Divorce

Facing a divorce is a new challenge, and it’s difficult to navigate the do’s and don’ts. That’s why we have set out what not to do, and what to do instead. We want to help you make your divorce as quick, easy and painless as you can.
Full guide

Leaving an Abusive Partner

Leaving an abusive partner can be incredibly challenging, but it is a step towards reclaiming your life. This month, we’ve put together some insights and strategies to support you through this situation and to help you take charge of your future with confidence.
Full guide
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New Relationships and Dating

After a divorce, new relationships and dating can be daunting. This month we have compiled some tips and tricks to help you pin point what you want. Use our guide to answer the tricky questions before you begin dating, and then enjoy yourself!
Full guide
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How to create the blueprint for a bright future

A separation or divorce is a time of major change and uncertainty. In this webinar we discussed how to create the blueprint for your bright future. We go through what really matters to you, and taking back control by making small, positive changes to your life.
Full guide

Red Flags & Buzzwords

When contemplating leaving a narcissistic partner, or entering into a new relationship, it’s important to know what red flags to look for. Our guide looks at some of the traits of narcissists and how to deal with them, along with how to spot red flags in new relationships.
Full guide
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My holiday was a disaster and I want a divorce: what do I do?

A bad holiday may not be a reason to get divorced, but it may certainly be the final straw in many relationships. In this webinar, we talked about how to evaluate your relationship should you find yourself in this situation.
Full guide
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Handling divorce after a long marriage

Divorcing after a long marriage has unique problems: elderly parents, possessions and complicated finances. Chartered Financial Planner Carolyn Matravers talks about the financial implications of divorcing after a long marriage.
Full guide
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Surviving the summer holidays as a single parent

The summer holidays as a single parent can be an overwhelming challenge. The thought of planning a holiday or negotiating with your ex might fill you with dread. In this session we give you tips on how to plan a holiday and how to handle communication.
Full guide
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My spouse wants a divorce: what do I do?

Being delivered the news that your spouse wants a divorce is never easy to hear. In this webinar we discuss emotional strategies to help you cope with the aftermath of being told that your spouse wants a divorce.
Full guide
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Blended family

A blended family is where you and your partner make a life together with children from one or both of your previous relationships. In this webinar we explored with Divorce Coach Claire Macklin, how to build a strong blended family. Our guide provides five tips for building a strong blended family.
Full guide
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Navigating the financial fallout of divorce

Navigating the financial fallout of a divorce is oftentimes one of the most challenging aspects of the divorce journey. In this session we look at how a financial advisor can assist you in effectively planning for you future with guest speaker and Chartered Financial Planner, Dan Gornall.
Full guide
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Valentine’s Day; Dos and Don’ts

How do you know when you’re ready? The answer will be different for everyone. It’s important to be honest about your intentions. Download our taster guide below for our top tips.
Full guide
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Creating a vibrant future

A separation or divorce is a time of huge and often unsettling change. In this webinar we discussed what really matters to you, and consider what principles you want to build your life around. Download our guide to read our three tips on how to create a vibrant future.
Full guide
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Preparing for Christmas and the holidays

Many of those going through a divorce or a separation dread the holiday season, particularly if it’s the first one without seeing their children. In this webinar we look at how you can positively reframe Christmas, create new traditions, and navigate your emotions with clarity and confidence.
Full guide

Surviving the Early Days of Separation

Separating from your partner is never easy, and there is no way to completely eliminate the negative emotions that you will feel. However, our aim is to bring you some tips that will lessen the difficulty of surviving the early days of separation.
Full guide

Getting divorce ready

Everyone’s divorce journey is unique. All these stages are completely normal reactions to a breakup. Knowing where you are in the grieving cycle and naming your feelings can be beneficial. Learn how to get divorce ready by downloading our guide, or watching our webinar.
Full guide
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Strategies For Constructive Communication

When a relationship breaks down, the communication going forward can become difficult, hostile and unpleasant. Our tips are designed to help you move past the negativity and learn how to communicate with your ex partner in an effective way.
Full guide
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How to handle a challenging ex

Recognising how a relationship is affecting you is a good first step to taking back your power. You may well be feeling a whole raft of emotions right now, so it’s important to focus on what you can control. Our guide looks at what you can do to maintain emotional stability by using tips and techniques.
Full guide
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Rebuilding trust in relationships

Trust is the foundation of any healthy and successful relationship. We may not realise this, but the ability to trust someone can have numerous positive effects on an individual’s well-being. Here, we look at how you can build trust within yourself and with others.
Full guide