Divorce


The link between divorce and mortality

Nicole M. King | 10 September 2014
Divorce packages at hotels won't stop the detrimental effects of divorce.

The first divorce selfie

Tamara Rajakariar | 02 September 2014
And why it makes me sad.

Premature death linked to divorce

Nicole M. King | 12 August 2014
Which makes the worst states for divorce good for your health.

Gender gaps in college linked to divorce rates

Nicole M. King | 23 July 2014
The absence of a father, in a typical post-divorce setting, affects the education of boys.

Children of divorce more reliant on psychiatric help

Nicole M. King | 07 July 2014
Back and forth between the homes of divorced parents is detrimental for kids.

Housing strains, marriage and mental health

Nicole M. King | 17 March 2014
Homeowners in default or foreclosure represent an identifiable high-risk group.

The link between student debt and divorced parents

Nicole M. King | 10 March 2014
Married parents contribute significantly more to children’s college education than other parents.

Loneliness is bad for your health

Nicole M. King | 28 February 2014
Chronic loneliness is more damaging to health than obesity.

Sons of divorce, and school shooters

Carolyn Moynihan | 20 December 2013
There's a common thread tying together most school shooters - and it's not just access to guns.

Norway rethinks its acceptance of divorce

Nicole M. King | 06 November 2013
Instead they're promoting date nights to benefit marriage, which then benefits the well-being of young people.

Divorce is bad for your health

Nicole M. King | 07 October 2013
Divorced adults have an increased risk of early mortality compared to their married counterparts.

More siblings means less divorce risk

Nicole M. King | 17 August 2013
Two or more siblings mean you're more likely to marry and stay married.

Overnight stays for infants affect their relationship with parents

Tamara Rajakariar | 29 July 2013
Infants do better is they don't have overnights away from their primary caregiver.

Wives divorced for drinking

Tamara Rajakariar | 15 April 2013
Quite often when we think of divorce, the blame seems to lie with the man. He has been unfaithful, unloving, or has taken to drinking too much. But interestingly, according to recent reports, it seems that over the last five years there has been a huge increase in marriages that have broken down because of the woman drinking too much.

Remarriage, the second divorce and the relationship tangle

Carolyn Moynihan | 09 October 2012
As if one divorce wasn't bad enough for kids, some are now seeing their blended families break up.

Marriage contracts: from prenups to planned obsolescence

Carolyn Moynihan | 01 October 2012
A rumour that Hollywood couple Katie Holmes and Tom Cruise had a short term marriage contract leads the New York Times to speculate on the advantages of this move.

Why “Madmen” actor won’t get married

David Quinn | 22 March 2012
“My parents got divorced when I was two and never remarried. So it doesn’t mean anything to me,” says Jon Hamm, alias Don Draper.

How divorce ruins children’s lives

William West | 31 January 2012
Divorce puts some children on a “downward trajectory from which they might never fully recover”, says a new study.

If parents can divorce one another…

Carolyn Moynihan | 16 January 2012
Greeks are abandoning their children because of poverty. Isn't there a better way?

Many marriages could be saved

Carolyn Moynihan | 25 October 2011
Divorce, a major contributor to unhappiness and social disorder, is happening much more than it ought to -- much more than even the spouses involved even want -- according to a new report from the Institute for American Values.

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Family Edge looks at news and trends affecting the family in the light of human dignity. Our focus is the inspiring, creative, humorous, annoying, ridiculous, and dangerous ideas in the evening news. Send tips and brainwaves to the editor, Tamara Rajakariar, at tamara.rajakariar@ mercatornet.com


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