Archive: Month: October 2016

HBO’s ‘Divorce’ Traps Us in the Middle of a Bitter Feud

October 31, 2016

Frances and Robert Dufresne hate each other; got it? Good. Welcome to Divorce, a caustic new HBO comedy from Catastrophe co-creator and star Sharon Horgan. Set in the casually wealthy enclave of Westchester County, Divorce tracks the escalating [...]

How Men Can Help End Domestic Violence

October 24, 2016

‘It’s up to us to speak up’ When I was four years old, my father cracked me over the head with a rum bottle. It’s one of my earliest memories. I was defending my mother from one of my dad’s drunken, abusive tirades, and I was bold [...]

Divorce Is Destroying Retirement

October 24, 2016

Divorce in the U.S. surged in the 1970s and 1980s as the baby boomers reached adulthood. As they enter retirement, they’re still splitting up, and it’s having a disproportionate effect on women. Even as divorce rates for younger Americans [...]