Getting Divorced? How to Keep Your Composure and End Up on Top

Advice from "Making Divorce Work: 8 Essential Keys to Resolving Conflict and Rebuilding Your Life" (10 Photos)

By Diana Mercer and Katie Jane Wennechuk on Dec 16, 2010 at 1:22PM

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Getting Divorced? How to Keep Your Composure and End Up on Top

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