Monthly Archives: March 2015

Coping with Divorce

A divorced person usually goes through the same stages of grief that a bereaved person does, and simultaneously reorganizes his or her life. The circumstances of the breakup – that is, whether the marriage was generally amicable or abusive, who initiated … Continue reading

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Social Media Sites Are a Roadmap to Divorce Dirt

According to a survey by the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (AAML) 80 percent of the attorneys surveyed said that they have seen an increase in the number of cases involving evidence gleaned from social media. Social media websites such … Continue reading

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Gambling and Divorce

The money issue that no one wants to talk about is family income spent on gambling. Many people who are married to a gambler pull the plug on the marriage because it is the only way to prevent eventual financial … Continue reading

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Trial Separation vs. Legal Separation

A trial separation is an informal agreement between two spouses to live apart. There are no legal agreements, and lawyers or judges are not involved. By comparison, in a legal separation the spouses decide to live separately and write a … Continue reading

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The “Good” Divorce

Researchers from Indiana University say that regardless of whether parents remain friends following divorce, it can still be just as damaging to the children. Today’s amicable divorces are “a far cry from the days when people were intent on keeping the … Continue reading

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Adoption During Divorce

When a couple decides to divorce while adopting a child, the decision does not necessarily halt the adoption; however, the impact of divorce depends upon the type of adoption involved. The different types of adoptions, and the dynamics of the … Continue reading

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Midlife Crisis and Divorce

In the grip of a midlife crisis, many people divorce because they’re unhappy and struggle to escape. Some believe that they have tried everything to get the marriage back on track, and many fail in their efforts to fix their marriages. … Continue reading

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Marriages with Children May Last

A new study released by the Centers for Disease Control reveals some surprising statistics about love and marriage; that is, the way to make love last is get married and have children. The Marriage and Cohabitation Study, which began in … Continue reading

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Divorce Costs Thousands of Women Health Insurance Coverage

In the wake of divorce, about 115,000 women lose their private health insurance every year, according to a University of Michigan study, and they remain inadequately covered for more than two years after divorce. “Given that approximately one million divorces … Continue reading

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May-December Marriages

According a recent study of 3,000 people by Andrew Francis and Hugo Mialon, professors in the Department of Economics at Emory University in Atlanta, the age gap between spouses could be “a considerable factor ” in the success of the … Continue reading

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