How to handle divorce anger

Divorce Information Many people feel a tremendous amount of anger during and after the divorce process. They may feel betrayed, blind-sided, alienated and wrongly accused. This is true for both men and women. In fact, I just did a post called the Divorced Dads and the disenfranchised father syndrome http://www.divorcesaloon.com/divorced-dads-and-the-disenfranchised-father-syndrome and the author of the piece … Continue reading “How to handle divorce anger”

When mom doesn’t want custody

Divorce Information: It is almost counter-intuitive to think that a mother may not want custody of her own kids. The norm is that moms fight like bears for their cubs and they will literally kill to protect their babies. They would feel utterly horrible, as if they were “abandonning” their child(ren) if they did not … Continue reading “When mom doesn’t want custody”

Did Lily Allen’s affair with Jay Jopling break up his marriage to UK’s Sam Taylor-Wood?

Divorce Magazine had an article about Lily Allen and her rumored role in the marriage implosion of UK’s “it” art couple Sam Taylor-Wood and Jay Jopling. Jopling is about 45 and is more than two decades older than Allen who is 23. His wife is 41. Jopling and Allen were reportedly in St. Barts over … Continue reading “Did Lily Allen’s affair with Jay Jopling break up his marriage to UK’s Sam Taylor-Wood?”

Divorced Dads and the “Disenfranchised father syndrome”

Divorce Information Divorce Saloon is a blog, written by a New York Divorce attorney (that would be moi)  that is definitely skewed towards women. But I’ve begun to wonder if maybe I’ve been inadvertently insensitive to dads and husbands in my quest to be a member of the “sisterhood of the traveling divorcees?”  I mean, after all, … Continue reading “Divorced Dads and the “Disenfranchised father syndrome””

Paul McCartney’s ex Heather Mills brags to Page Six about her post-divorce dating conquests

According to Page Six, Healther Mills, ex of Paul McCartney, and a multi-millionaire, is now living in the West Village of New York City. And it seems she can’t beat off the guys with a stick. Heather is quoted as saying, “my girlfriends who are much more attractive than me can’t get a boyfriend. They ask … Continue reading “Paul McCartney’s ex Heather Mills brags to Page Six about her post-divorce dating conquests”

Billionaire Sumner Redstone finalizes his divorce from his teacher wife

Billionaire Sumner Redstone’s divorce is final  after five years of marriage and the octogenarian is free to marry again. Sumner and his wife were very mature about the whole thing and they had an uncontested divorce and settled the matter amongst themselves. Isn’t that lovely? I don’t know, nor have I heard if they had … Continue reading “Billionaire Sumner Redstone finalizes his divorce from his teacher wife”

KENNEBUNKPORT: Caroline Kennedy’s Divorce rumors

Is Caroline Kennedy getting a divorce? That rumor has been floating around for at least two years. Now that she has abruptly withdrawn from the New York Senate race, speculation is running rampart that she is having an affair with an old friend, New York Times publisher, Arthur Sulzberger. Here’s what I am starting to … Continue reading “KENNEBUNKPORT: Caroline Kennedy’s Divorce rumors”

How to handle divorce guilt

Divorce Information A lot of people get divorce guilt. Guilt is something I understand because I am a guilt ridden individual. I mean, look at what I did yesterday. I decided to try out the divorce diet which my friend told me about and which I wrote about here ( http://www.divorcesaloon.com/the-divorce-diet), knowing fully well that the … Continue reading “How to handle divorce guilt”

Did you castrate your husband?

Divorce Humor: OMG. This makes me giggle. I mean, I can just imagine being a fly on the wall and listening to some of the things married people say to each other on their way to divorce, and I can tell you this: some of it may very well have been castrating – i.e., if … Continue reading “Did you castrate your husband?”

5 Divorce Don’ts

Divorce Information Here are five things you should never do when going through a contested divorce: 1) Don’t use the kids as a pawn because they are not going to thank you in the long run. They will likely only resent you and may even refuse to have anything to do with you when they … Continue reading “5 Divorce Don’ts”

Marcus Schrenker not guilty! Michelle Schrenker may have driven her husband legally “insane” when she served him with divorce papers

Divorce News Marcus Schrenker’s public defender is claiming insanity, or at least “incapacity” to stand trial and to understand the consequences of his actions. He enumerated all the problems Mr. Schrenker was experiencing immediately preceding his attempt to fake his death by crashing an unmanned private plane into the Florida woods (he was aiming for … Continue reading “Marcus Schrenker not guilty! Michelle Schrenker may have driven her husband legally “insane” when she served him with divorce papers”

When the kids want you to get a divorce (or annulment)

Did you know that your kids can petition the court to annul your marriage? This would most likely happen when older kids from a previous marriage see a parent who is advancing in age, enter into an “inappropriate” marriage that is likely to compromise their inheritance, or otherwise dissipate family assets. Anna Nicole Smith comes to … Continue reading “When the kids want you to get a divorce (or annulment)”

Michelle Obama v. Carla Bruni Sarkozy: whose marriage is divorce proof?

There are bound to be a ton of comparisons in the works between American First Lady Michelle Obama and French First Lady Carla Bruni Sarkozy, both born under the Zodiac sign Capricorn. As far as style, it appears that Bruni- Sarkozy, a pop singer and former Model, is slightly edging Ivy League educated Lawyer Obama. Although, they both looked … Continue reading “Michelle Obama v. Carla Bruni Sarkozy: whose marriage is divorce proof?”

10 divorce tips from a New York DIVORCE Attorney

  Divorce Information January is typically the time of year that many folks seek a divorce. Here are ten tips for those of you who are seeking a divorce in New York: 1) If your divorce is uncontested, that means that your spouse and you have already decided and agreed to all the terms of … Continue reading “10 divorce tips from a New York DIVORCE Attorney”

Marital Gifts: Why Long Island surgeon Dr. Batista’s kidney belongs to them both

There is a case in New York, Nassau County, about a surgeon Dr. Richard Batista and his wife Dawnell Batista. Dr. Batista wants over $1 million dollars from his wife as a divorce settlement. That is because a few years back he gave her one of his kidneys and she later betrayed him and had … Continue reading “Marital Gifts: Why Long Island surgeon Dr. Batista’s kidney belongs to them both”