Tag Archive for Divorce

City banker who claimed he never married his wife loses divorce fight

City banker who claimed he never married his wife loses divorce fight

A city banker who claimed his wife married another man with the same name three days before their own wedding has lost his acrimonious divorce battle at the Court of Appeal. Read more

Toni Braxton & Babyface are united by separations on Love Marriage & Divorce

Toni Braxton & Babyface are united by separations on Love Marriage & Divorce

Love Marriage & Divorce reignites a musical union that first sparked in 1992 between husky-toned vocalist Toni Braxton and singer-songwriter/producer Kenneth ‘Babyface’ Edmonds. Read more

Get a pre-nup first, then put a ring on it to (hopefully) avoid a bitter divorce

Get a pre-nup first, then put a ring on it to (hopefully) avoid a bitter divorce

Feeling down? Well, it’s Blue Monday, meaning couples are likely to call it a day while keeping the divorce lawyers busy. Read more

‘I’ve saved you a divorce’: Woman cancels brother’s wedding without telling him

‘I’ve saved you a divorce’: Woman cancels brother’s wedding without telling him

A woman cancelled her brother’s wedding without telling him because she disliked his fiancée. Read more

Woman files for divorce over the way her husband eats peas

Woman files for divorce over the way her husband eats peas

A woman has filed for divorce just a week into her marriage after discovering her husband doesn’t eat peas with a fork. Read more

Death, divorce and domestic strife: Why spending Christmas in a soap opera is strongly inadvisable

Death, divorce and domestic strife: Why spending Christmas in a soap opera is strongly inadvisable

What will you be doing on Christmas Day this year? Chances are you’ll be having a quiet one with family, tucking into turkey and enjoying the company of loved ones before putting your feet up in front of the telly. Nothing too exciting, in other words. Read more

‘There’s no going back’: Melanie Sykes visits solicitors as she ‘prepares to divorce husband Jack Cockings’

‘There’s no going back’: Melanie Sykes visits solicitors as she ‘prepares to divorce husband Jack Cockings’

Melanie Sykes is reportedly preparing to divorce hubby Jack Cockings. Read more

Hollywood wedding alert: Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis to announce engagement as soon as Demi Moore divorce finalised

Hollywood wedding alert: Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis to announce engagement as soon as Demi Moore divorce finalised

Dust off your hats – there’s a new Hollywood wedding on the horizon as Ashton Kutcher and Demi Moore’s divorce will finally be settled next week. Read more

Kym Marsh drops Lomas from name on Coronation Street credits as husband Jamie plans to file for divorce as well

Kym Marsh drops Lomas from name on Coronation Street credits as husband Jamie plans to file for divorce as well

Kym Marsh has stuck the boot into her ex Jamie Lomas after ordering Coronation Street bosses change her name from Lomas to Marsh on the credits. Read more

Zayn Malik and Perrie Edwards will divorce, predict Rizzle Kicks

Zayn Malik and Perrie Edwards will divorce, predict Rizzle Kicks

Zayn Malik and Perrie Edwards’ relationship is headed for ‘disaster’, say Rizzle Kicks. Read more

Nigella Lawson and Charles Saatchi’s marriage to end today in ‘quickie’ divorce

Nigella Lawson and Charles Saatchi’s marriage to end today in ‘quickie’ divorce

Nigella Lawson and Charles Saatchi are set for a ‘quickie’ divorce today, seven weeks after the art collector was photographed with his hand around her throat. Read more

Denise Van Outen ‘to divorce Lee Mead after four years of marriage’

Denise Van Outen ‘to divorce Lee Mead after four years of marriage’

Denise Van Outen has reportedly ended her four-year marriage to actor Lee Mead. Read more

Beady Eye’s Liam Gallagher spotted relaxing on the beach despite divorce claims

Beady Eye’s Liam Gallagher spotted relaxing on the beach despite divorce claims

Troubled husband Liam Gallagher is reportedly none too upset about the rumours that a divorce from Nicole Appleton is on the cards.
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Darius announces divorce from Hollywood actress wife Natasha Henstridge

Darius announces divorce from Hollywood actress wife Natasha Henstridge

Darius Campbell’s Hollywood actress wife Natasha Henstridge has filed for divorce after just two years of marriage, it has been reported. Read more

Darius announces divorce from Hollywood actress wife Natasha Henstridge

Darius announces divorce from Hollywood actress wife Natasha Henstridge

Darius Campbell’s Hollywood actress wife Natasha Henstridge has filed for divorce after just two years of marriage, it has been reported. Read more

Tom Cruise on a mission to date after divorce from Katie Holmes

Tom Cruise on a mission to date after divorce from Katie Holmes

Tom Cruise is shedding his highly strung ways and has started ‘letting go’ after hitting the dating scene. Read more

Rupert Murdoch files for divorce from Wendi Deng

Rupert Murdoch files for divorce from Wendi Deng

News Corporation boss Rupert Murdoch has filed for divorce from his wife Wendi Deng after 14 years of marriage, the company has confirmed. Read more

Glee star Jane Lynch to divorce her wife Lara Embry

Glee star Jane Lynch to divorce her wife Lara Embry

Jane Lynch has announced that her marriage to Lara Embry is over and the two are set to divorce. Read more

KT Tunstall reveals after divorce: ‘I’ve lost my money and I’m homeless’

KT Tunstall reveals after divorce: ‘I’ve lost my money and I’m homeless’

KT Tunstall says she has been left homeless after a costly divorce and her music fame vanished. Read more

KT Tunstall reveals after divorce: ‘I’ve lost my money and I’m homeless’

KT Tunstall reveals after divorce: ‘I’ve lost my money and I’m homeless’

KT Tunstall says she has been left homeless after a costly divorce and her music fame vanished. Read more

Is Your Therapist Equipped to Deal With Your Divorce

Where do therapists learn about divorce? Not in school!
As I was preparing to speak at a National Association of Social Workers California Chapter conference, it occurred to me that nowhere in my education had I ever taken — or even seen — a course on divorce offered.
I took classes on death and dying, bereavement, issues impacting children (one of which was divorce), marriage, and relationships, but I had never formally learned about marital dissolution from the adult’s perspective.
Curious about it, I asked my class of several dozen counselors if they had ever taken or seen a class on divorce and all shook their heads no.
I went on line to research whether there might be any colleges or universities offering psychology classes on divorce. Other than some brief references to the topic, I could not find any classes devoted solely to this topic.
Given how prevalent (and often devastating) an occurrence divorce is, I am astounded that there is not more education about it offered in psychology or social work programs both undergrad and graduate.
In the three hours I had to talk about the divorce continuum (from contemplation through post-divorce issues) I felt that I barely scratched the surface. There was so much more I could have said and much more I’m sure the students wanted to know and/or discuss.
Law school students have classes specifically about Family Law (which is an entire branch of the law) and Contracts. They learn about the legal contract of marriage, about pre and post nuptial agreements, community property versus equitable distribution, fault and no-fault laws, paternity, palimony, child custody, child support, and on and on.
Financial professionals also receive a good amount of education on divorce matters given that a predictable part of their job will be to assist divorcing clients with tax issues, division of assets and debts, financial planning, and budgeting.
Therapists, on the other hand, receive relatively little schooling on divorce Read more

The Dancing Parent Dealing with Divorce

Whether it begins with a trial separation, or moves directly to divorce, the break-up of a marriage is a difficult and painful experience for everyone involved, especially for children, even under the most amicable of circumstances.
While mom and dad may find themselves deeply questioning their own life choices, their child may be quietly questioning how they may have contributed to their parents’ parting. Their reactions may include anger, depression, anxiety, sleep-loss, as well as a fear of being separated from mom or dad.
Some kids seem to have an almost infinite capacity to take the cares and responsibilities of their parents’ relationship onto their own shoulders, all too readily blaming themselves for whatever difficulties their mother or father may be facing, especially when it comes to marital disagreements or difficulties.
Their behaviors, sometimes obvious, sometimes subtle, can often change. A child who once may have enjoyed sleepovers with friends or going away to camp may suddenly become a reclusive homebody, refusing opportunities and invitations to engage with the world.
Others react by seeking to spend as much time as possible away from their familiar surroundings and parents, associating them with pain and struggle Read more

In Defense of Marriage Cake

When my daughter announced to my granddaughter, “Grandpa and Doug are getting married,” my granddaughter asked, “Oh? Who are they marrying?” My daughter responded that we were marrying each other. After a beat, my granddaughter said, “That’s weird.” Then, after another pause, she asked, “Will there be cake?”
I can’t fault my granddaughter for thinking same-sex marriage is weird; when I first heard several years ago that same-sex marriage was being proposed in Massachusetts, even though I had been “out” for many years, I thought it was pretty weird, too. No reference point existed for this significant social change.
All that my granddaughter needed was reassurance that our marriage was about a public statement of love and commitment — and about cake — and that her world wouldn’t change Read more

Why You Shouldnt Facebook Your Breakup

Divorce used to be a lot easier. Oh, not because of changes in divorce laws or family courts, but because the worst that could happen is that you’d cause a scandal in your neighborhood. Outside of maybe your mom, your close friends and your shrink, few knew all your dirty details.
Only the rich and famous had their breakup dramas exposed on the front page or turned into best-sellers, like Nora Ephron’s Heartburn, a fictionalized account of how her husband, Watergate legend Carl Bernstein, dumped her Read more