Is a divorce ever healthy? Is that even possible?
There are folks out there who believe that marriage is more of a science than an art -- and they say that they can pretty much predict who will end up divorced. While there are always "outliers" in any scientific study, experts who have been studying the statistics on marriage and divorce say that the following factors heavily influence a marriage's longevity:
You've probably heard of the "stages of grief," but have you ever heard of the stages of divorce?
How do you know if your marriage is just having a rough patch or you're really heading for divorce?
Divorce doesn't have to be ugly and brutal. If you and your spouse are open to an amicable divorce, there are plenty of ways to get there.
A marriage is a marriage, but a divorce -- believe it or not -- may come in different flavors depending on your state. For instance, in Maryland, you might be asked: Do you want an absolute divorce or a limited divorce? So what does all that mean?
In the state of Maryland, there are two different types of divorce: A limited divorce, and an absolute divorce. A limited divorce and an absolute divorce may sound similar, but they have many important distinctions. Deciding which one is applicable to your circumstances is an important step to take in your divorce proceedings.
There used to be one social taboo that parents never dreamed of violating: talking about money in front of the children. It's time for that taboo to be broken.
There are many reasons why it is wise to work with experienced attorneys when trying to navigate family law issues. We've touched on child custody in many of our previous posts - noting that while the overriding guideline all courts use is the best interests of the child, the way that is interpreted can vary greatly.
The phrase "What would Jesus do?" came into prominence back in the 1990s. Many adherents of the Christian faith wore buttons or wristbands with the letters WWJD. It was meant to inspire wearers to think and act motivated by Jesus's love.