Money: The Root Of All Evil

The economic recession is proving challenging to married couples who cannot seem to keep their head above water. Drowning in a sea of financial problems, couples are opting for divorce during hard times. Experts claim divorce rates will only increase during the recession, as couples struggle to remain unified beyond the fights and reproaches. People say money is the root... Read More

Silver Separation: Divorces Among Elderly An Epidemic

The 21st century is the age of Generation X independence. Elders who choose to divorce no longer feel ashamed in doing so as opposed to the generation of their parents. At the age of 60, baby boomers are finding solace and peace in asserting their right to live happily, leaving their spouse of 20 or 40 years to embark on... Read More

Spring Deception

The angst of discovering the children you believed yours is unfathomable to any parent. Unfortunately, this spring, Richard Rodwell, a U.K. native, learned he had been a victim of adultery and deceit. Helen Rodwell, his wife during the birth of both children, had, unbeknownst to Richard, engaged in multiple extramarital affairs during their marriage, producing two children from two different... Read More

Virtual Adultery Can Lead To Divorce

The internet is all powerful in the world of communication, thriving on phones, laptops and tablets and claiming the marriages of many. As dating sites, chat rooms and game websites entice subscribers with the promise of secrecy and discretion, husbands and wives across the country are replacing their partners with chat windows. Virtual adultery is causing divorce in modern day... Read More

Two Texas Cities Rank Top 3 Amongst Most Adulterous

A recent survey recorded the most adulterous cities in the U.S., with Austin, TX and Houston, TX ranking top three in the country, stealing slots two and three, respectively, proving that Texas can carry its weight below the belt. Washington, DC led the pack at No. 1, with Miami, FL at No. 4. As they say: numbers don’t lie. Unfortunately,... Read More

Study on Marriage: Spouses Lose the Spark After Just Three and a Half Years

As the saying goes, the honeymoon phase doesn’t last forever. Unfortunately, for the majority of couples, this saying proves to be true - the ‘I love you’s’ seldom spoken, the kisses seldom given. In addition to the loss of emotional support, couples enter a dangerous comfort zone: sweatpants for daily attire; makeup reserved for special, if any, occasions; the toilet... Read More

Fukushima Nuclear Disaster Linked To Rising Marital Discord/Divorce

Two years after the infamous Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster in Japan, which occurred after the Tohoku earthquake and tsunami, experts are beginning to see a correlation between the disaster and marital strains within couples residing in the area. According to Noriko Kubota, clinical psychology professor at Iwaki Meisei University, the incident has led to a phenomenon known as “atomic divorce”.... Read More

Study Shows Heavy Drinking Linked To Divorce

A study to be published in the May 2013 edition of the journal Alcoholism: Clinical & Experimental Research will highlight the likelihood of heavy drinking leading to divorce. The study will detail the probability of a married couple’s chances of divorcing in relation to whether the wife, husband or both are heavy drinkers. The study, conducted by Fartein Torvik and Ellinor... Read More

Wife Posts Domestic Abuse Photos Online, Is Granted A Divorce

Kim Lee has been granted a divorce by a Beijing court after posting photos of abuse at the hands of her husband online. Lee posted the graphic photos on her microblog in 2011 after her husband, entrepreneur Li Yang, assaulted her and left her with bruised knees, a bruised forehead and a bleeding ear. The incident sparked an outcry in... Read More

Austin Attorney Offers “Divorce Resorts”

Austin-based attorney, Daryl Weismann, has established an alternate way for troubled couples to divorce; a divorce resort. Weismann, who went through her own divorce in 2011, sought to make divorcing from one’s spouse easier, more-relaxed and overall fun after she attended the Divorce Hotel in the Netherlands, where couples can separate from their spouse after a three day, $3,300 stay.... Read More