Should Men Marry Fewer Brunettes and More Blonds to Reduce the Rate of Divorce?

More men ought to give more blonds a chance as spouses and stop discriminating against women because of their hair color.

More men ought to give more blonds a chance as spouses and stop discriminating against women because of their hair color.

5 Ways That Black Women Can Be Better Wives

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 … Continue reading “5 Ways That Black Women Can Be Better Wives”

In Praise of Hollywood’s Strongest, Most Iconic Black Marriage: Denzel & Pauletta Washington

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 … Continue reading “In Praise of Hollywood’s Strongest, Most Iconic Black Marriage: Denzel & Pauletta Washington”

Step Families and Blended Families Have Special Challenges to Overcome

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 … Continue reading “Step Families and Blended Families Have Special Challenges to Overcome”

Do Black Men Cause the High Divorce Rate in Their Marriages By Refusing to Get Mental Help?

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 … Continue reading “Do Black Men Cause the High Divorce Rate in Their Marriages By Refusing to Get Mental Help?”

Former Cosby Star Keisha Knight Pulliam Gives Birth to Ella Grace Just 6 Months After Divorce Drama

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 … Continue reading “Former Cosby Star Keisha Knight Pulliam Gives Birth to Ella Grace Just 6 Months After Divorce Drama”

Speaking of “Father’s Rights” I Think That Dads Are Better Custodial Parents For Boy Children

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. … Continue reading “Speaking of “Father’s Rights” I Think That Dads Are Better Custodial Parents For Boy Children”

Should I Have a Jury Hear my Divorce Case?

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 … Continue reading “Should I Have a Jury Hear my Divorce Case?”

Brangelina Divorce Updates December 2016 – January 2017

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 … Continue reading “Brangelina Divorce Updates December 2016 – January 2017”

Is Angelina Jolie Trying to Destroy Brad Pitt’s Career?

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.  … Continue reading “Is Angelina Jolie Trying to Destroy Brad Pitt’s Career?”

Will Rudy Giuliani’s teeth lead to divorce from wife Judith Nathan Giuliani?

Politico did a piece about Rudy Giuliani asking: Is Rudy Giuliani losing his mind? It was a good question because the picture they used sure presented the image of a man who very well could be. I have never seen the former NYC mayor look like such a demented madman. His teeth down below were … Continue reading “Will Rudy Giuliani’s teeth lead to divorce from wife Judith Nathan Giuliani?”

What should I tell my kids’ school about my divorce?

Also important is not to put the child’s teacher or administrators in the middle of the drama. Parents need to act like adults and to remember that the teacher is not a referee or marriage counselor. So parents should refrain from giving too much information and from bad-mouthing the other parent to the child’s teacher.

Also important is not to put the child’s teacher or administrators in the middle of the drama. Parents need to act like adults and to remember that the teacher is not a referee or marriage counselor. So parents should refrain from giving too much information and from bad-mouthing the other parent to the child’s teacher.

Honestly were you blindsided by your divorce? Or Just grotesquely insensitive?

A recent article in the UK Guardian about a wife, married 30 years, who suddenly received – to her shock – divorce papers from her husband got me to pondering: How is it that you could be married to someone for 30 years and not know if they are happy in the marriage  or not? … Continue reading “Honestly were you blindsided by your divorce? Or Just grotesquely insensitive?”

Do Divorce & Family Court Lawyers “generate conflict on purpose to exploit their clients’ money”?

A popular Connecticut blogger discussed an interesting topic the other day about how conflict divorces and family court cases in the state have skyrocketed in recent years and she blames the spike on corrupt lawyers and judges who keep the conflict between families going in order to exploit clients of their money. Are family lawyers … Continue reading “Do Divorce & Family Court Lawyers “generate conflict on purpose to exploit their clients’ money”?”

Can Sherri Shepherd win custody of son with Lamar Sally???

Is there a snowball’s chance in hell that Sherri Shepherd could win custody of her surrogate son, Lamar Sally Junior?   Now that Lamar Sally, TV writer ex husband of Sherri Shepherd, has won the court battle against the former the View chat host –  namely to have her declared the legal mother of the … Continue reading “Can Sherri Shepherd win custody of son with Lamar Sally???”

The Bill Cosby SEX Scandal: Will wife Camille seek a divorce after 51 years of marriage?

WILL CAMILLE DIVORCE BILL? The rumors have gone into fantasmogorical overdrive that Bill Cosby was an epic cheat and possibly even a sexual predator who preyed on helpless single women with drug-enhanced cappucinos – indeed he made a career of it – for more than 50 years. After 51 years of marriage to a “roving … Continue reading “The Bill Cosby SEX Scandal: Will wife Camille seek a divorce after 51 years of marriage?”