1st 'Divorce Expo' Puts Positive Face on Breakups
New York exposition offers tips on dating, plastic surgery, and lawyering up
By Neal Colgrass, Newser Staff
Posted Mar 31, 2012 3:29 PM CDT
Divorcees can learn how to move on with their lives at the Start Over Smart divorce expo.   (Shutterstock)

(Newser) – Divorcees looking for a little advice (or the company of formerly married peeps) are heading over to the so-called divorce expo in New York today, the New York Times reports. “We’re putting a positive face on divorce,” says Francine Baras, co-founder of Start Over Smart—which costs $75 and up at the Metropolitan Pavilion this weekend. "Although it’s difficult and a big transition for most people, there is light at the end of the tunnel. There is a post-divorce life.”

What can visitors expect? Those already on the dating trail can hear advice from the author of "Investidate: How to Investigate Your Date." Married folk who are considering divorce can attend talks by matrimonial law experts. And divorcees seeking a nip or a tuck can pick up tips from plastic surgeons. Tonight, a dating coach will be on hand: “I’m telling them they do not have a scarlet letter D on their forehead,” she says. "The people they’re dating don’t see it that way. Lose that kind of insecurity before you even step back in.”

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Aloha.Snackbar
Apr 6, 2012 4:19 AM CDT
Tips on plastic surgery? Why do you need plastic surgery just because you got a divorce?
DarkFrancis
Mar 31, 2012 7:32 PM CDT
"No good marriage ever ended in divorce." - Louis CK
nzuckerman
Mar 31, 2012 4:04 PM CDT
put up the 75 bucks and charges it to your spouse whom you are dumping.