Divorce Likelihood Decreases As Number of Siblings Rises

Research suggests that the more brothers and sisters a person has, the less likely they are to go through a divorce. Based on data encompassing over 57,000 adults between 1972 and 2012, researchers found that each additional sibling a person has (up to seven) decreased their likelihood of divorce by two percent. “There are a… [...]

Child Custody Do’s and Don’ts During The Holidays

Getting through the holidays can be stressful enough without having to juggle parenting time with an ex.  Small disagreements can spiral out of control as emotions run high this time of year. Below, Family Law Attorney Amanda Crain shares some do’s and don’t’s for managing child custody issues during the holidays. DO: Review your current… [...]

Study Shows Divorce May Be Harder on Men

New findings reported in Journal of Men’s Health found that men may be at greater risk to suffer harmful health effects following a divorce. The peer-reviewed publication suggests that men are at a higher risk for heart disease, high blood pressure, and stroke than their married counterparts, and they are 39 percent more likely to… [...]

Divorce Likelihood Increases if Friends or Family Members Are Divorced

A new study by researchers at Brown University suggests that, similar to the flu, divorce may be contagious if you are exposed to it on frequent basis. Rose McDermott was the lead researcher on a decades-long study that analyzed marriage, divorce, and remarriage patterns among thousands of New England residents. McDermott and colleagues analyzed data… [...]

A Collaborative Approach to Divorce

Issues like asset division and child visitation rights can bog down divorce proceedings, lengthening a process that neither party wants to drag on, but a fresh approach to divorce mediation may help speed up the process and leave couples on better terms. Collaborative divorce is one of the latest attempts to make the separation process… [...]

Men More Likely to Look Through Partner’s Phone

A new study out of the UK found that men are nearly twice as likely as women to look through their significant other’s text messages and call log without their knowledge. The study was conducted by the UK-based cell phone outlet Mobile Phone Checker, which surveyed over 2,000 adults currently in a relationship. The study… [...]

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Gray Divorce Becoming More Common for Older Couples

According to the Census Bureau, five times as many Americans over the age of 50 are divorced than they were only 50 years ago. Census data revealed that only 2.8 percent of Americans over the age of 50 were divorced in 1961, but that number has steadily risen over the last few decades. That number… [...]

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