Norway rethinks its acceptance of divorce
Instead they're promoting date nights to benefit marriage, which then benefits the well-being of young people.
Divorce is bad for your health
Divorced adults have an increased risk of early mortality compared to their married counterparts.
More siblings means less divorce risk
Two or more siblings mean you're more likely to marry and stay married.
Overnight stays for infants affect their relationship with parents
Infants do better is they don't have overnights away from their primary caregiver.
Wives divorced for drinking
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
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
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
“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
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…
Greeks are abandoning their children because of poverty. Isn't there a better way?
Many marriages could be saved
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.
The high cost of divorce
With cohabitation replacing marriage, divorce is receding as a cause of family breakdown, but it remains a serious problem. The material cost is huge.
Insurers find more room on the divorce gravy train
The Chinese may be catching up with the western divorce trend but, hopefully, they are not yet so cynical about marriage as to go for pre-nuptial break-up agreements -- and now, insurance against contested prenups.
The price of progress in China?
Some see it as a sign of greater freedom in China and therefore progress, but not all Chinese are happy that the divorce rate is burgeoning, reports China Daily.
Divorce and cohabitation are wrecking Britain, says judge
You might think from the millions of words spilled on the subject lately that the worst thing to have happened to British society in the past 50 years is the News of the World phone hacking scandal. It’s not. A more serious contender is divorce, according to a senior family court judge.
Divorce linked with early sex
Despite all the experts who scoff at teaching adolescents to “wait” for sex, many do. Now a study (based on data from the same survey) shows how important that is in later life.
A good start in life
The best childhood predictor of longevity, it turns out, is a quality best defined as conscientiousness, an eight-decade project reveals.
Lose your kids, find yourself
“Rahna Reiko Rizzuto says that she never wanted to be a mother.” Call me old-fashioned, but once you take Baby home from the maternity ward, it’s a little late for that sentiment, isn’t it?
The American family: torn by a culture of rejection
We hear a lot about family breakdown but not much that throws light on
its true extent, or on the causes. A new study remedies that by
describing the parental relationship in terms of either “belonging” or
The other Iranian revolution: divorce
Iran’s Islamic regime may regard the West as morally decadent but trends in Iran are making them more alike. Take divorce.
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