One reason that a porn habit is so destructive to a marriage

What is the main reason that a porn habit often leads to divorce? The emphasis is on the word “main” because there are more than one reason why this is toxic. The main reason though, according to our

What is the main reason that a porn habit often leads to divorce? The emphasis is on the word “main” because there are more than one reason why this is toxic. The main reason though, according to our

Why do women on reality shows like “Real Housewives” have a greater divorce risk?

When Real Housewives of New York star Ramona Singer announced her divorce after a two-decade + marriage, it got me to thinking that reality shows are intrinsically bad for marriages. This is true not just for Real Housewives but for all participants in reality shows. There are so many examples of this: pop stars like Jessica … Continue reading “Why do women on reality shows like “Real Housewives” have a greater divorce risk?”

Is marriage a financial trap for successful black men?

The fact that marriage could end in divorce (and thus result in a financial liability) does not seem to stop men of other racial groups from getting married the way it seems to scare successful black men.

The fact that marriage could end in divorce (and thus result in a financial liability) does not seem to stop men of other racial groups from getting married the way it seems to scare successful black men.

BROOKLYN: Judge throws out divorce case; finds Mexican destination marriage null

The Case of the Missing New York Marriage License for a Mexican Destination Wedding: A Brooklyn judge has adjudicated a couple unmarried even though they clearly thought that they were.

The Case of the Missing New York Marriage License for a Mexican Destination Wedding: A Brooklyn judge has adjudicated a couple unmarried even though they clearly thought that they were.

FRANCE: Information for expats on marrying and divorcing a french national by Noemie Houchet Tran

Divorce avocat in Paris Noémie Houchet Tran shares information about how to marry and divorce a french national. All the important details you need to know to protect yourself and your assets: Marrying a French citizen in France : mutual duties of marriage ; matrimonial property and inheritance     France is more and more attractive for … Continue reading “FRANCE: Information for expats on marrying and divorcing a french national by Noemie Houchet Tran”

Marriage is just a box of chocolates

How would your describe your marriage? What if you had to describe it using just one word? What is the first  word that comes to your mind? We are assuming you are contemplating divorce at the moment. But wait. Maybe it’s not the divorce attorney you need. What is your marriage word? What is the … Continue reading “Marriage is just a box of chocolates”

Mark Madoff’s first divorce reveals…(with suicide update)

Mark Madoff’s divorce and suicide Mark Madoff,eldest son of Bernie (“Ponzi”) Madoff, was worth $8 million dollars back in 2000 when he divorced his first wife Susan. This according to Greenwich Roundup.  But why does this matter? He is now happily remarried to one Stephanie Mikesell and they run a tax exempt foundation or two. … Continue reading “Mark Madoff’s first divorce reveals…(with suicide update)”

Frank McCourt: marriage to and divorce from a divorce lawyer a special type of hell?

“Divorce lawyers are intrinsically the devil,” she said. Frank and Jamie McCourt’s divorce is not yet finalized but everyone is speculating that they think divorce attorney Jamie will win her argument that at least a portion of the Dodgers rightfully belong to her as her cut of their “marital property.”

Old marriage vs new marriage…old divorce vs new divorce…what are the differences?

You’ve heard the expression “old money” or “old media.” Now I’ve coined the phrases “old marriage” and “old divorce.” I suspect that one or both of these terms will become common place in a few years as soon as the Supreme Court of the United States rules that it is unconstitutional to prevent same-sex couples … Continue reading “Old marriage vs new marriage…old divorce vs new divorce…what are the differences?”

Chelsea Clinton’s marriage to Marc Mezvinsky is a match made in…they will NEVER divorce

Chelsea could have probably done better but she definitely could have done a lot worse with Marc, a childhood friend she met during her college years.

Chelsea could have probably done better but she definitely could have done a lot worse with Marc, a childhood friend she met during her college years.

JAPAN: First lady Nobuko Kan releases disparaging book about her prime minister hubby…um, is their marriage is trouble?

TOKYO Nobuko Kan, first lady of Japan, today released a book about her husband Naoto Kan, who happens to be the Prime Minister of Japan, entitled: “You are Prime Minister, So What Will Change in Japan?” According to Yahoo News, she questions her husband’s ability to rule Japan effectively and she pretty much seems to disdain his … Continue reading “JAPAN: First lady Nobuko Kan releases disparaging book about her prime minister hubby…um, is their marriage is trouble?”

The bridegroom’s first marriage ended in divorce… Did you find out why before you married him?

Have you ever read the New York Times Wedding/Celebrations section and wondered why there are so many divorcés and divorcées who are willing to announce to the world that they are divorced? Seems kind of brave to me. Not that there is anything wrong with being divorced. But I don’t know if I would announce … Continue reading “The bridegroom’s first marriage ended in divorce… Did you find out why before you married him?”

LONDON: On barbie dolls and other false ideals that wreck a marriage

[GSMITHBOOK] Times of London had an interesting article today by Terri Apter. In the article, Barbie and Co: The New Sexism, Lost Feminist Dreams, the False Ideals of Marriage – and Barbie Dolls, Apter raises a lot of provocative questions. One question I think she raises is, to what extent does the sexualized barbie doll … Continue reading “LONDON: On barbie dolls and other false ideals that wreck a marriage”

LONDON: Shilpa Shetty will not sign a prenuptial agreement

NO PRENUP FOR SHILPA SHETTY AND HER NEW HUSBAND RAJ Big Brother winner Shilpa Shetty is expected to become engaged to her boyfriend of two years, Raj Kundra, this weekend. Shilpa’s publicist has confirmed that Shilpa and Raj will celebrate in Mumbai at Shilpa’s apartment. The wedding is expected to occur in December. What is … Continue reading “LONDON: Shilpa Shetty will not sign a prenuptial agreement”

Is your marriage suffering due to strain of “swine flu?” or other virus? What symptoms do you have?

I am such a trendsetter I can’t stand it. I know. Shut up woman nobody wants to hear your crap (people write in and tell me this and it cracks me up. I’m like, who invited you to my party anyway? Get out!). But seriously, sometimes, I come up with some stuff that self-amazes. Like … Continue reading “Is your marriage suffering due to strain of “swine flu?” or other virus? What symptoms do you have?”

Naomi Wolf on “Love Lessons from divorce”

I was just reading an article on Times Online by Naomi Wolf called “Love Lessons from Divorce.” And, among other things, she had this to say: Let’s also get the state out of the marriage union. In spite of the dress and the flowers, marriage is a business contract. Women, generally, don’t understand this, until … Continue reading “Naomi Wolf on “Love Lessons from divorce””