Blended families are increasing all over the country and world as people divorce, remarry and pull their children along for the ride. In the US, blended families account for about 18 percent of families with children according to the Census Bureau: Overall, 16 percent of children lived with a stepparent, stepsibling or half sibling. Thirteen […]
Jada Pinkett Smith Marriage: How does the Movie Star Keep Her Marriage to Will Smith Ticking For So Long Without Getting Divorced?? Jada Pinkett Smith marriage to Will Smith is the stuff that legends are made of in Hollywood and elsewhere. Can you believe the diminutive starlet has kept her marriage alive for more than […]
A Day in the Life of a Divorced Working Mother in Harlem, NYC Omg, I need a cigarette! No, I do. Me, the writer. Not the divorced working mother who lives in Harlem I’m going to attempt to discuss. The funny thing about it is, I don’t smoke, I’ve never been divorced, and I’m not […]
Does Divorce Have Special Impact on African American Boys? I can find nothing on the Internet on the subject of “Divorce & ‘Black’ Boys.” I do not think there is any scientific study on the effects of divorce on black boys. I could be wrong. But it strikes me that this demographic is one of […]
Co-parenting in Hollywood is in Vogue and these 10 African Americans Stars Deserve a Gold Medal for Their AFTER DIVORCE Co-parenting Skills There are tons of co-parenting movie stars and hip hop stars in Hollywood of all races, colors and creeds. This list compiles the African Americans stars who are doing their bit to show […]
Divorce Real Estate: Mel B/Stephen Belafonte Slash Selling Price of Marital Home by Millions. Could This Move Work For You?
Divorce Real Estate, Mel B/Stephen Belafonte: Lessons for divorcing couples Divorce Real Estate, Mel B/Stephen Belafonte: Sometimes, when you are divorcing, in order to close a real estate deal (because you have to cash out quickly) one has to sell the real estate that is available whether it is the marital home, vacation residence of any […]
More men ought to give more blonds a chance as spouses and stop discriminating against women because of their hair color.
Marriage & Divorce in the Black Community With the divorce rate for people of African descent hovering around the 70 percent mark (a crisis by any definition) it is time for some unsolicited intervention one sister to another about how to be better at being married. I have thought up five key ways that so […]
Married in 1983, Denzel and Pauletta Washington are one of the most enduring African American married couples in Tinsel Town. The couple has 4 children and have lived in California for the past several years where Denzel has been enjoying a prolific career as a leading film star. The couple met on the set of […]
A lot of people in the black community still believe in this day and age that therapy is for white people. Black men in particular would prefer to jump out of a helicopter over Afghanistan (without a parachute) than go see a psychiatrist. The notion of going to marriage counseling even if it would safe their […]
Keisha has said she is finding grace and strength from her tiny baby daughter, Ella Grace. Keisha announced her divorce from her husband Ed Hartwell last July and has endured not a little bit of drama after he seemed to insinuated that….well, it is unclear if he was questioning his paternity of Ella Grace. You […]
I am not a father’s rights proponent or anything like that but I do think that if there is ever a doubt, courts should give dads custody of sons. Boys need their fathers. It is a question of biology. I say this even though I don’t have children and even though I am a woman. […]
Except for the possible exception of Georgia and Texas, in most states there is no right to a jury to hear your divorce disputes. Often it is the judge who is both judge and jury. Apparently, some states do allow a jury though, in some aspects such as fault or entitlements and child support but notably not […]
Several sources have been speculating about the real reason for the abrupt decision of Angelina Jolie to file for divorce from her partner of 12 years Brad Pitt back in September 2016. A few new theories have emerged to be added to old theories which include several debunked notions such as: Brad cheated with French actress […]
I am unapologetically Team Aniston. But it does not mean that I can’t be merciful to Angelina during this difficult time. She is a woman, a Hollywood megastar, who was trying to save herself from the global humiliation of being dumped by a man she won in very dramatic fashion from a much beloved TV actress. […]