In 9 US states, a divorce means you'll lose half of everything you own

Estimates of divorce rates in America vary, but the reality is a great many marriages reach this unfortunate conclusion, and the aftermath is frequently messy, both emotionally and financially. When a couple joins as one, their assets typically combine to form a marital estate, and anything they acquire thereafter becomes joint property. Upon divorce, those assets —Continue reading “In 9 US states, a divorce means you'll lose half of everything you own”

Although, Women Initiate Divorces More Than Men, Men Initiate Non-Marital Breakups Half The Time

While women are more likely than men to initiate divorces, new research reveals that women and men are just as likely to end non-marital relationships. Both genders are equally likely to end unmarried relationships, according to a Stanford study Who wants the Breakup? Gender and Breakup in Heterosexual Couples . Academics from Stanford University in California claimContinue reading “Although, Women Initiate Divorces More Than Men, Men Initiate Non-Marital Breakups Half The Time”

May 7, 2015 WHEN divorce was legalised in Italy in 1970, it followed a titanic parliamentary battle. Unwilling to accept defeat, conservative Catholics secured a referendum. Only after that vote finally went against them four years later was the issue settled. So it is a sign of changed times that, when Italian deputies voted toContinue reading

Divorce is a significant risk factor for heart attacks.

April 20, 2015. Divorce is a major life stressor that can have economic, emotional, and physical health consequences. However, the cumulative association between divorce and risks for acute myocardial infarction (AMI) is unknown. This study investigated the association between lifetime exposure to divorce and the incidence of AMI in US adults. A new study inContinue reading “Divorce is a significant risk factor for heart attacks.”

Working dads feel more guilty than working moms for not spending enough time with children

April 13, 2015. A recent study, published in the April 2015 issue of the Journal of Marriage and Family,suggests that kids’ academic and emotional well-being is not necessarily contingent on the amount of time they spend with their mothers. The takeaway for some commentators: It’s time for busy moms to let go of the guiltContinue reading “Working dads feel more guilty than working moms for not spending enough time with children”

Turkish divorces on the rise

April 2, 2015: he Turkish Statistical Institute (TÜİK) indicated a 4.5 percent increase in divorces in Turkey, while the marriage rate remains steady. Figures from 2014 provide testament to the Turkish population’s traditional belief in the institution of marriage with only a 0.1 percent drop in the number of marriages. Data shows that the averageContinue reading “Turkish divorces on the rise”