Monthly Archives: July 2016

Childless and Childfree Marriages and Divorce

Most observers believe that many marital failures have what is termed “masked breakdowns” where the couple keeps up a front “for the sake of the children.” Some 27 percent of divorces involve no children, but only 9 percent of marriages … Continue reading

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Child Sexual Abuse and Divorce

An expanding body of literature on child sexual abuse and media coverage and the public declarations by adult survivors all suggest that child sexual abuse is an ugly elephant in the room, a major deviation from the way family life … Continue reading

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Why Women Change Their Last Names After Marriage

According to an August 2009 survey, the majority of American women think brides should take their groom’s name and many think it should be the law that they do so. Researchers at Indiana University and the University of Utah found … Continue reading

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