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