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Epic denial, wild spending and the triumph of hope over experience. Yes, we’re looking at trends around divorce in America.

Epic denial, wild spending and the triumph of hope over experience. Yes, we’re looking at trends around divorce in America.

Apr 23, 2015 | No Comments

The family law firm McKinley Irvin took a closer look at “Trends Around Divorce In America” and created this surprising infographic. Amongst their findings, you’ll find epic denial – a third of divorces name online affairs as the culprit but 54% of […]

Money Walks

Money Walks

Dec 24, 2014 | No Comments

  A 25 year study has shown that women who are the breadwinners in their families are nearly 40 percent more likely to get a divorce than their less financially independent counterparts. In the study, published in the October issue of the […]

Using the kids to get at your ex just makes them love you less.

Using the kids to get at your ex just makes them love you less.

Nov 27, 2014 | No Comments

Dr.  Jennifer Harman writes: Parental alienation involves one parent spoiling the relationship between a child and the other parent in the absence of actual abuse or neglect. In both my personal and professional lives, I have seen many parents actively turn their […]

Five Predictors (and Five Not So Good Predictors) of Relationship Success

Five Predictors (and Five Not So Good Predictors) of Relationship Success

Nov 20, 2014 | No Comments

  Dr. Benjamin Le writes: One of my main research areas is the role of commitment in predicting the “success” of dating relationships (using the term loosely; i.e., staying together vs. breaking-up).1 However, there are certainly other factors that predict relationship success, […]

Nearly 90% Of People Embarking On A Divorce Are Worried About The Direction Of Their Life

Nearly 90% Of People Embarking On A Divorce Are Worried About The Direction Of Their Life

Nov 12, 2014 | No Comments

Nearly 90% Of People Embarking On A Divorce Are Worried About The Direction Of Their Life Unsurprisingly, two thirds of parents have concerns about the impact of their divorce on their children’s future emotional wellbeing, while nearly half are worried about their […]

“Men don’t leave unless there’s another woman.” Sharon Greenthal contemplates her father’s midlife crisis.

“Men don’t leave unless there’s another woman.” Sharon Greenthal contemplates her father’s midlife crisis.

Apr 28, 2014 | No Comments

When I was 19 years old, my father and mother separated for good, after years of going back and forth, trying to make their marriage work. Having married at the tender ages of 20 and just 21, a week after graduating from […]

Author Laura Munson on ‘mixed-messagy’ sex in the middle of a marital crisis

Author Laura Munson on ‘mixed-messagy’ sex in the middle of a marital crisis

Oct 25, 2013 | No Comments

Laura Munson had the perfect life. Or at least she thought she had. She was happily married and lived with her husband and two kids aged 12 and 8 in a farmhouse set in 20 acres of land in Montana. They had […]

Conflict levels don’t change much over the course of a marriage. Is that good news or bad news? In fact, is it even news at all?

Conflict levels don’t change much over the course of a marriage. Is that good news or bad news? In fact, is it even news at all?

Oct 25, 2013 | No Comments

A new study which followed nearly 1,000 couples over 20 years, from 1980 to 2000 has established that the level of conflict in a relationship does not change much over time. The study which was lead by Claire Kamp Dush, assistant professor […]

What happens when you go to couple therapy? Susanna Abse, couple psychoanalytic psychotherapist at The Tavistock Centre for Couple Relationships invites us in to this very private world…

What happens when you go to couple therapy? Susanna Abse, couple psychoanalytic psychotherapist at The Tavistock Centre for Couple Relationships invites us in to this very private world…

Oct 25, 2013 | No Comments

Oliver and Naomi go to couple therapy Oliver and Naomi have been married for 22 years.  They met when they were both 20, whilst they were studying at medical school.  Neither of them had been in a relationship before and whilst Naomi […]