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24 07, 2017

The Ex Who Drives You Crazy

By | 2017-07-24T22:12:34+00:00 July 24th, 2017|Divorce|0 Comments

The Ex Who Drives You Crazy Basic rules on handling situations with a difficult ex-spouse The Problem: No one knows you better than your ex, and often in unhappy ways. She knows how to get under your skin. He knows how to leave you threatened. She knows how to harness the children’s feelings towards her [...]

24 07, 2017

Do Half of All Marriages Really End in Divorce?

By | 2017-07-24T22:04:16+00:00 July 24th, 2017|Divorce|0 Comments

Do Half of All Marriages Really End in Divorce? This outdated statistic has many young people hesitant to tie the knot. We have all heard the statistic: 50 percent of all marriages end in divorce. That particular statistic is burned into our brains, and has given an entire generation a bit of a complex about their potential marital success. [...]

24 07, 2017

The Decline of Marriage Is Hitting Vegas Hard

By | 2017-07-24T21:54:06+00:00 July 24th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Decline of Marriage Is Hitting Vegas Hard Working-class troubles mean fewer weddings in the marriage capital. Roland August has officiated at thousands of weddings in Las Vegas, the self-proclaimed capital of “I do.” But these days August—who often presides dressed as Elvis Presley—has a rare vantage point from which to observe the nation’s long [...]

24 07, 2017

Who Is Most Likely to Cheat on Their Partner?

By | 2017-07-24T21:46:44+00:00 July 24th, 2017|Couples|0 Comments

Who Is Most Likely to Cheat on Their Partner? Based on new research, there’s now a way to predict who’s most likely to cheat. The popular Jimmy Soul song “If You Want to Be Happy for the Rest of Your Life” advises you never to “make a pretty woman your wife.” New research makes clear why [...]

24 07, 2017

How to Handle a Toxic Divorce

By | 2017-07-24T21:39:45+00:00 July 24th, 2017|Divorce|0 Comments

How to Handle a Toxic Divorce Most divorces begin with hurt. Both parties may point the finger at the other person for the demise of the marriage. Accusations of infidelity, mismanagement of money or intrusion of in-laws are relatively common. As the divorce process begins, there may be animosity and heated discussions as decisions regarding the division of property, bank accounts, [...]

24 07, 2017

Dealing with Divorce

By | 2017-07-24T21:29:53+00:00 July 24th, 2017|Divorce|0 Comments

Dealing with Divorce The dissolution of a marriage is almost always an unhappy event, at the very least marked by disappointment and the loss of dreams and expectations. In addition, there are usually many legal, financial, parental, emotional, and practical aspects that requires changes in responsibilities and routines, and it can take people years to regain equilibrium. Nevertheless, divorce serves an [...]

24 07, 2017

Think twice before giving up financial control at the altar

By | 2017-07-24T21:24:10+00:00 July 24th, 2017|Couples|0 Comments

Think twice before giving up financial control at the altar Marriage means sharing your life and, usually, your finances. But some people relinquish all financial control to their new spouse when they say “I do” — a move that could prove harmful if it means losing awareness of household money matters. No one likes the [...]

24 07, 2017

The 5 Stages of a Relationship Coming to an End

By | 2017-07-24T21:18:01+00:00 July 24th, 2017|Divorce|0 Comments

The 5 Stages of a Relationship Coming to an End The end of an intimate relationship is generally a painful process in which you and/or your partner must accept that you will no longer be together. In some cases, it’s a great relief that things are drawing to a close, particularly if one partner has suffered [...]

24 07, 2017

How to Have a Good Divorce: Try Interest-Based Negotiation

By | 2017-07-24T20:57:38+00:00 July 24th, 2017|Divorce|0 Comments

How to Have a Good Divorce: Try Interest-Based Negotiation Discussing interests, rather than clinging to positions, leads to success. I met family law attorney Janice Green at her rambling house in a leafy hollow in Austin, Texas.  We were talking in her book-filled study, when a storm suddenly broke loose.  Rain pelted the windows.  The [...]

24 07, 2017

Should We Wait for Our Kids to Graduate Before We Divorce?

By | 2017-07-24T20:45:02+00:00 July 24th, 2017|Divorce|0 Comments

Should We Wait for Our Kids to Graduate Before We Divorce? Is there one "best" age to divorce? No. How you handle it is what counts. A reader recently wrote to me because she's concerned that she has waited "too long" to divorce. Her two children are 10 and 13, and she's been unhappy for a decade. One of her friends said [...]