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Divorce Support Group in DC Metro Area

NEW BEGINNINGS® is a marital separation support group for separated and divorced men and women the DC metro area (MD, DC and VA). Established in 1979, we are the oldest and only group in the metro area that deals strictly with separation/divorce and is open to people with or without children. Contact us in Olney, Maryland, to learn more about our separation and divorce support group.

support_in_hand.pngA marital separation is a wrenching experience which can happen to anyone at any time for a variety of reasons. We believe that by sharing feelings with other people in similar situations, we can gain a better perspective on the process of separation and thereby begin to build a new life. This is our first task—because the one certainty is that our lives cannot remain the same.

NEW BEGINNINGS® discussion meetings are held in members' homes, several times a month, and are open to non-members. Led by NB members trained to guide the discussion, these meetings offer a chance to talk to others who share and understand your concerns.


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OPEN DISCUSSION:  No particular topic.  Bring the issues most on your mind.

Dates in italics are in Virginia

Fri 7  Open Discussion
Sun 23 (3:00-5:00 PM) Open Discussion

* * * COMING IN MARCH * * *

Fri 13   Open Discussion
Sun 15 (3:00-5:00 PM)    Open Discussion
Sun 22 (3:00-5:00 PM)    Open Discussion
Fri 27     Open Discussion


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Dinner & Movie Night
Saturday, March 7
Bonefish Grill & Kentlands Cinepolis, Gaithersburg, MD



Divorce 101Rockville, MD

NEW BEGINNINGS, the COLLABORATIVE PRACTICE CENTER OF MONTGOMERY COUNTY, and the MONTGOMERY COUNTY BAR FOUNDATION are co-sponsoring a 6-week program covering everything you need to know about divorce in Maryland.  It is offered twice a year in Rockville and features 13 of the top family law professionals in Montgomery County as speakers.

The next offering starts in Feb 24, 2020.  Cost is $10/Session or $50 for all 6.

Advance RSVP Required: RSVP: 301-924-4101 or 


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