Divorce Food: Should you get on the DIVORCE DIET?

Filed in Divorce Food  by Jeannie Goldstein Should you go on the Divorce Diet? Speaking of divorce & food, I was reading an article online about the DIVORCE DIET but I lost the page and cannot find it. Still, the gist of it was that when women go through divorce, they tend to lose a … Continue reading “Divorce Food: Should you get on the DIVORCE DIET?”

Divorce Food: Introducing the divorce margarita!

Filed in Divorce Food Introducing the Divorce Margarita! I’m about to share with you the story of how I came to make a divorce margarita. It just so happens that I’m alone this weekend and I was awakened at 5:30 this morning to the sound of the burglar alarm going haywire. The total petrification I … Continue reading “Divorce Food: Introducing the divorce margarita!”

Single women v divorced women: Who needs more protection?

Single, never married women of a certain milieu in New York are buying up pricey real estate in Manhattan as if it is going out of style at the same time that lot of recently divorced women are having to downsize and reduce their standard of living. It is an interesting phenomenon and it begs … Continue reading “Single women v divorced women: Who needs more protection?”

DIVORCE: Glamorized, digitalized, monetized, trivialized: Is Hollywood to blame?

UPDATED AUGUST 2014. Originally published November 20, 2010            IS HOLLYWOOD TO BLAME FOR THE GLAMORIZATION, DIGITALIZATION, MONETIZATION AND TRIVIALIZATION OF DIVORCE?     Filed in Celebrity divorce news: Is divorce glamorous? Or is it merely entertaining?  Arguably, divorce has become both glamorous and entertaining. Blame it on Tinsel Town, blame it … Continue reading “DIVORCE: Glamorized, digitalized, monetized, trivialized: Is Hollywood to blame?”

CHICAGO: Hedge fund billionaire Ken Griffin files for divorce from Anne Dias Griffin

When billionaires divorce, there is usually going to be a little bit gossip about it – especially over at Page Six where Emily Smith does a great job keeping up with these things and simplifying them for us lay people to understand. Today’s latest is the Griffins of Chicago.

When billionaires divorce, there is usually going to be a little bit gossip about it – especially over at Page Six where Emily Smith does a great job keeping up with these things and simplifying them for us lay people to understand. Today’s latest is the Griffins of Chicago.

Money therapy: save your marriage by doing this, not that

Money tips to save your marriage from the jaws of divorce Hey dolls! (Yes, I wanna be Kim Kardashian 🙂 ) I thought I’d think up some money tips (you don’t know how funny that is) to save your marriage. I came up with a list of ten things which I think are fairly intelligent, … Continue reading “Money therapy: save your marriage by doing this, not that”

How to get your money’s worth when divorcing a dentist spouse

when you are getting a divorce from someone who has a professional license and their own business, like dentists, you must get an appraisal of the value of the business before you start to negotiate an equitable settlement. Also, it helps to have an expert testify at the trial about the value of the business.

when you are getting a divorce from someone who has a professional license and their own business, like dentists, you must get an appraisal of the value of the business before you start to negotiate an equitable settlement. Also, it helps to have an expert testify at the trial about the value of the business.

Schacter v Schacter – New York big law divorce case: A partner is spared huge alimony obligation due to wife’s badmouthing on Internet site

Lawyer to Lawyer Janice and Ira Schacter are New York divorce lawyers, ostensibly, but it is the husband who made the big bucks. Mr Schacter was is a Partner at Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft. He was making  big bucks until his estranged wife, apparently bitter about their divorce,  started posting negative comments about him on a popular but … Continue reading “Schacter v Schacter – New York big law divorce case: A partner is spared huge alimony obligation due to wife’s badmouthing on Internet site”

The big, fat, fake divorce: 5 reasons why people get them

FIVE REASONS THAT PEOPLE GET A FAKE DIVORCE 1. Pensions like the one Continental airlines pilots divorced their spouses to to get. Read here. 2. To boost their career (true for media people and celebs who want to get higher ratings for their shows…do you think Larry King’s divorce was a ratings hoax?) 3. To … Continue reading “The big, fat, fake divorce: 5 reasons why people get them”

Women, Marriage, Property, DIVORCE: Why its important to acquire your own separate assets while married, in contemplation of divorce

A lot of divorce murders happen because couples are fighting over property. Women, especially, are the obvious victims and they are killed by husbands who clearly believe that they do not have a legal, moral or equitable right to share the marital property after a divorce

A lot of divorce murders happen because couples are fighting over property. Women, especially, are the obvious victims and they are killed by husbands who clearly believe that they do not have a legal, moral or equitable right to share the marital property after a divorce

Do more husbands need to “man up” in their marriages? Will that stem the divorce rate?

Kelly Ripa was the first person I heard use the term “man up” and she did so referring to Anderson Cooper who was guest hosting Live with Regis and Kelly one morning when Regis had the day off. Reege has now retired of course but Kelly’s words are still reverberating in my head. What does … Continue reading “Do more husbands need to “man up” in their marriages? Will that stem the divorce rate?”