Living Apart, Together

Gwyneth Paltrow is an actress. And she’s also the founder of ‘Goop’. What’s more; she’s ‘living apart’ with her new husband. And his name is Brad Falchuk. So, they are married. However, they’re deciding to ‘live apart’. And this happened last summer. So they chose to keep separate houses. And...

Boris and Carrie

Boris and Carrie are expecting. And they are Boris Johnson, and Carrie Symonds. What’s more; they’re engaged. So Johnson is the British prime minister. And he was elected into office in July 2019. And Symonds, as a result of this, became the only unmarried prime minister's spouse. In addition to...

Keep Your Calendar

So it’s 2020. And it’s the second month of the new year. That means that 2019 is behind us. And during the holidays, you may have invested in a new calendar. However, you should hold on to your old one. Especially if you are considering filing for divorce. Or filing...

Elder Divorce

Allyson Hobbs is a Stanford professor. And her parents are divorcing. And at 80. After 60 years. What’s more; her childhood home is to be sold. And the marriage had survived the death of a child. That is, Hobb’s sister, Sharon. And this happened in 1998. Hobbs describes how her...

A Royal ‘Conscious Uncoupling’

They’re doing it ‘for the kids’. And ‘they’ are the queen’s grandson, and his wife. So, they’re divorcing amicably. And they’re choosing to be neighbors. And according to their statement: “They…reached the conclusion that this was the best course of action for their two children and ongoing friendship. The decision...

Divorce & Promoted Women

Happiness is a goal. And a common goal, for many. However, relationships are hard. And for successful women, they are even more so. Even in gender-equal countries. Sweden, for example, is first place in the EU’s gender equality index. And this is because of parental leave, daycare help, and liberal...

Divorce and Tech

Divorce is really emotional. However, technology can help. Because it can help make it less stressful. And it can make people feel less isolated. So technology has changed divorce. Because separated and divorced people can now discover online communities; communities of people in similar positions. Without having to go anywhere....

New Laws in 2020

There’s good news for Californian families. A new law starts this July. Its Senate Bill 83. And it’s a new Californian law. So it’s a new plan starting July 1, 2020. And it’s to do with paid leave. What’s more; workers gain two more paid leave weeks. So, it’s going...

California and ‘Domestic Partnership’

It’s 2020. And California has new domestic partnership laws. Heterosexual couples now have a marriage alternative. That is; Californian heterosexual couples. And it starts in January. So, from January, couples can apply to be ‘domestic partners’. And this is interesting. Because the option hasn’t always been available to everyone. It...

Divorce and Celebration?

Is a marriage’s end a sad time, Or one for celebration? So ‘divorce parties’ are happening. 'Divorce rituals' are also present in many cultures. And they show the change from married to single life. A Jewish ‘get’ is given to a wife from a husband. And a ‘get’ is a...