Children of divorce have poorer math and interpersonal social skills than their peers, and they battle anxiety, loneliness, low self-esteem and sadness, according to new research published Thursday in the American Sociological Review.
Is Divorce Counseling for Happily Married Women Really Necessary?
The marriage statistics have been drilled into everyone’s heads: half of all “I do’s” end up as “I don’ts.” But now, news of a new service that counsels happily married women on the ins and outs of divorce has some people …
Big Families May Be the Best Way to Avoid Divorce
Growing up with brothers and sisters helps to keep marriages intact. But it takes a big family to lower divorce rates.
D Is for Divorce: Sesame Street Tackles Another Touchy Topic
How do you teach preschoolers about divorce? If you’re Sesame Street, the answer is simple: very, very carefully.
Men vs. Women: Who Gains More Weight After Marriage and Divorce?
Marriage and divorce are life-changing events, the effects of which are evident in innumerable ways — including on the bathroom scale.
One Person’s Divorce Is Another’s Investment Opportunity
Is it ethical to make money by investing in someone else’s divorce?
Alas, Gay Marriage Will Yield Gay Divorce. Prenups Are in Order
As gay couples in New York gear up for the first full weekend during which they’re eligible to tie the knot, someone they hope they’ll never run into has a few words of caution: be careful.
The TomKat Split: Divorce in America by the Numbers
The tabloids would have you believe that serial marriage — and divorce — is the norm, but the most recent Census figures paint a rosier picture of marriage in America
The Healthland Podcast: Diets, Divorce and Cigarettes
On the podcast this week: results from a major Harvard study on how to eat right. Also, a controversial new trend in how some divorced parents are raising their children. And finally, the war over government labeling of …
Do Kids of Divorce Have Strokes More Often?
Of all the odd and unexpected consequences of divorce — missing kitchen utensils, kids with two sets of everything, a weird sense of sadness yet liberation — this is a new one.
It’s Jack White’s Anniversary — I Mean Divorce — Party!
Jack White, he of the pale face and White Stripes, and Karen Elson, she of the long legs and shaved eyebrows, are splitting after six years of marriage. We know this, because they’re celebrating it in advance with a party. (We …
Is Fear of Divorce Keeping People from Getting Married?
A new study suggests that young cohabiting couples are saying “I don’t” so as to avoid the heavy toll of divorce
Divorce: It’s Not If You Fight, But How You Fight That Matters
Newlywed? Congratulations! Hope the wedding was grand. And now…let the fighting begin.