Divorce, Life Insurance & Estate Tax

Sometimes, as part of the divorce settlement, a party is ordered to obtain life insurance. This could be to protect a spouse who is receiving alimony payments when there are minor children involved, for example but there are other circumstances that could push a judge to order a party to obtain and maintain a life […]

Revisiting the Divorce Diet

Revisiting the Divorce Diet

THE DIVORCE DIET RE-VISITED   I was reading the New York Times today and there was this article about the Divorce Diet a topic we covered a few years back. It got me to thinking about the topic again especially since I am working on Book 2 of my series on “How To Divorce” and believe it […]

On Losing Weight in Time For Your Divorce Trial

On Losing Weight in Time For Your Divorce Trial

ON LOSING WIEGHT IN TIME FOR YOUR DIVORCE TRIAL: SO YOU WANT TO BE SKINNY WHEN YOU FACE OFF WITH OUR SOON TO BE EX IN DIVORCE COURT?   Your divorce trial is coming up. It has been months, maybe even years in the making. Your sensitivity-chip-missing spouse has already moved on and has taken […]

Do American Churches and “Faith” Communities discriminate against divorced people?

Do American Churches and “Faith” Communities discriminate against divorced people?

DO RELIGIOUS COMMUNITIES DISCRIMINATE AGAINST DIVORCED PEOPLE? Do religious communities discriminate against divorced people? It is possible there is unconscious bias. A recent panel discuss at Fordham University in New York that brought together a bunch of religious schools from various religious groups and organizations including catholicism, judaism and islam, explored this very question. The […]

9 health benefits of divorce

There are some health benefits to divorce. Here are nine: 1) Lower blood pressure (with less fighting on a daily basis with someone living with you 24/7, your blood pressure is bound to recalibrate post divorce) 2) Reduced stress (what is more stressful than an unhappy marriage?) 3. “Safer” sex (in some instances divorce results in “safer” sex […]

Divorce in New York: Women’s health more likely to be affected by divorce studies show

Divorce in New York: Women’s health more likely to be affected by divorce studies show

  Divorce isn’t just about the money and the kids. It seems it is also about the health. I recently learned of a study that shows that divorced women reported more physical illness than married women, or divorced men. She opines that it almost makes sense that women would be more distressed (or exhibit more […]

Breaking news: Divorce good for men’s health according to American Journal of Epidemiology study and Karolinska Institute in Stockholm

Filed in Divorce News: Divorce may be good for men’s health but bad for women’s UK Guardian reports that the American Journal of Epidemiology and the Karolinska Institute in Stockhom have found that divorce may be good for men’s health. It makes them fitter, while, conversely, it tends to make women fatter. The findings, published […]