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Sexually Active Teens More Likely to Divorce in Later Life

Women who lose their virginity before the age of 16 are more likely to become divorced in later life according to research conducted by the University of Iowa. The study, undertaken by associate sociology professor Anthony Paik, examined the responses that 3,793 married and divorced woman had supplied during the 200...

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Clean Break Orders – Worth the Paper they’re Printed On

So your divorce has finally been finalised, you’ve received your decree absolute and you’re now legally single again. You’d assume that everything’s now been finalised and that you can breathe a sigh of relief. But wait, you’ve forgotten to file a Clean Break Order and now you’re former spouse can pursue you for your f...

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Father’s Day Post Divorce

With children tending to reside with their mothers following divorce, making arrangements for Father’s Day can be a problematic task for a divorced couple. In fact, for many dads, the prospect of spending Father’s Day without their children is a very real and, indeed, harrowing possibility. Unfortunately, sometimes,...

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Moss to protect £48 Million Fortune with Pre-nup

Kate Moss will be signing a prenuptial agreement before marrying boyfriend Jamie Hince according to reports. The 37 year old model plans to marry the Kills guitarist, 42, in a ceremony later this year and a source recently told newspaper the Daily Star that “Kate and Jamie are definitely going to sign a pre-nup to e...

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Driven to Divorce

Spending more than forty five minutes commuting each day can significantly increase the likelihood of divorce according to a new study. The research, which was conducted by Erika Sandow of the Umeå University in Sweden, revealed that couples were forty per cent more likely to separate if one spouse engaged in a leng...

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Virtual Infidelity – How the Online World is Fuelling Divorce Applications

The continuous growth of the internet has had a significant effect on divorce applications with Legal personnel specialising in family law having stated that the vast majority of petitions that they prepared in 2010 made some reference to social networking sites. Emma Patel, the head of family law at Hart Scales &am...

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Recognising and Escaping from Domestic Violence

Domestic violence is on the rise. Figures released by the Crown Prosecution Service have revealed that the number of spouses prosecuted for acts of domestic violence has more than doubled in the past five years. Men remain the main perpetrators with 55,000 successfully convicted in 2010 compared with 28,000 in 20...

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Liz Hurley Set for Quickie Divorce

Liz Hurley is set to be granted a quickie divorce from her husband, Arun Nayar. It has been reported that the model and actress has filed for divorce on the grounds of Indian textile millionaire Nayar’s unreasonable behaviour and she is set to be granted a decree nisi by District Judge Penny Cushing today. Neither H...

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Divorce Affects Children’s Ability to Learn and Make Friends

Children whose parents divorce are likely to develop mathematical and social skills at a slower rate than children unaffected by divorce, a recent study has suggested. The research, conducted by PHD student Hyun Sik Kim, of the University of Wisconsin, showed that children’s performances in maths tests worsened whil...

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Want to avoid a ‘Nightmare’ Divorce – Get a Good Night’s Sleep!

A recent study has revealed that relationships are likely to suffer and end in divorce if women have a poor night’s rest. The same is not true for men, however. Research conducted at the University Of Pittsburgh’s School Of Medicine, showed that wives who had not slept well the night before reported decreased social...

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Malaysian Club Plan to Curb Divorce Rates through “Alluring Smiles and Sexy Clothes”

Divorce rates in Malaysia doubled between 2002 and 2009 and a group of Malaysian Muslim women plan to promote marital happiness and curtail the country’s divorce rate by forming a group known as The Obedient Wife Club. The club’s founders have stated that issues such as domestic abuse and infidelity occur because “w...

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Separations and Celebrations: The Growing Popularity of Divorce Parties

A divorce, some might argue, should bring about a period of solemn contemplation; time to take stock of your situation and evaluate your mistakes. On the other hand, with current divorce proceedings providing applicants with sufficient time to mourn the end of a marriage before their divorce is finalised; many people a...

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