My chemical romance: can medicine cure divorce? Could a new love drug help us beat the divorce statistics?

Feb 9, 2013 | No Comments

Read the full article here Scientists at the University of Oxford had published a paper that described an incredible idea. At some point in the life of my marriage, it suggested, a new breed of “love drug”  might become available – a […]

How to help your children deal with your divorce

Feb 9, 2013 | No Comments

Is it possible to get divorced and not drag your children into the fray? Three parents talk about their struggle to protect their children from their own emotions, while an expert advises on how to talk to teens about a break-up. Read […]

New parents will be offered 90 minutes of free marriage counselling from Relate under plans to try to head off relationship breakdowns in the future.

Aug 3, 2012 | No Comments

New parents will be offered 90 minutes of free marriage counselling from Relate under plans to try to head off relationship breakdowns in the future. The organisation wants to make preventive counselling just as popular as its traditional work with couples whose […]

‘Divorce tourists’ take over the courts

Apr 10, 2012 | No Comments

London is the global capital for “divorce tourism” with marriage break-ups involving foreign nationals accounting for a sixth of cases before the courts. The legal system is also witnessing a surge in disputes between the international super-rich over business deals, contracts, children […]

As a top judge calls for the introduction of no-fault divorces, Vanessa Lloyd Platt says British laws are old fashioned and magnify the pain of separation

Apr 5, 2012 | No Comments

This week a woman who was divorced by her husband after 20 years highlighted how “normal squabbling” can get cited in cases. Susan Rae said that her husband complained in court that she had thrown his packed lunches away and taken a […]

A senior High Court is launching a campaign to promote marriage and reverse the “appalling and costly impact of family breakdown” on children and society at large.

Jan 2, 2012 | No Comments

Sir Paul Coleridge wants to halt what he calls a “re-cycling” attitude to relationships in which people ditch partners rather than try to make things work — with damaging consequences for millions of children caught up in the family justice system. In […]

Four divorced men tell their stories.

Oct 16, 2011 | No Comments

A fascinating insight into the low grade drip of unhappiness, compromise and ultimately, frustration, that corodes so many early marriages. Tony, 43, a civil servant from West Sussex, divorced his wife in 2000 after a 12-year marriage resulting in three children “I […]

The pitter patter of tiny divorce lawyers.

Nov 8, 2010 | No Comments

All new parents could be given relationship counseling to help stop couples buckling under the pressure of raising children. A Government-funded study based on detailed interviews with 132 men and women calls for a major expansion of informal support because many couples […]

Facebook fuelling divorce

Nov 8, 2010 | No Comments

Facebook is being cited in almost one in five of online divorce petitions, lawyers have claimed. The social networking site, which connects old friends and allows users to make new ones online, is being blamed for an increasing number of marital breakdowns. […]

The Eleven Year Itch

Nov 7, 2010 | No Comments

Forget the seven-year itch. Eleven years is the average time that divorced couples had stayed together before their marriage broke up, according to figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS).”The costs and benefits of a relationship are more fluid than in […]