A Day in the Life of a Divorced working mother in Harlem

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 … Continue reading “A Day in the Life of a Divorced working mother in Harlem”

Divorce & “Black” Boys

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 … Continue reading “Divorce & “Black” Boys”

10 Famous African American Couples that Master the Art of Co-parenting in “Hollywood”

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 … Continue reading “10 Famous African American Couples that Master the Art of Co-parenting in “Hollywood””

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 … Continue reading “Divorce Real Estate: Mel B/Stephen Belafonte Slash Selling Price of Marital Home by Millions. Could This Move Work For You?”

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?”