Men Taking Leave

Nathaniel Popper’s family had an ‘experiment’. And it was to trial the affects of paternity leave. So, in 2012, when Popper’s son was born, he’d just started working for The New York Times. As a result of this, the only time he had off was a 'saved up' holiday week....

Divorce Taboo

A woman separated from her husband. And this is after she was married to him for 12 years. And this was difficult. Because, divorce, particularly for couples with children, is a ‘taboo’ within South Asian-American communities. She realised, however, that she was not alone. Priyanka Upadhyaya is a clinical psychologist...

Coronavirus and Family Violence

On Monday, the ‘Respect Each Other: Call It Out’ campaign will launch. And this is happening in Melbourne, Australia. So, the State Government’s new campaign is prompting individuals to report family violence. The government wants to raise awareness because of concerns that incidents aren’t being reported under the pandemic limitations....

Define Italian Family

Italy is relaxing its coronavirus lockdown. However, people were confused when aspects of the lockdown were to be lessened. And they were confused about the meaning of Italian ‘family’. ‘Congiunti’ is an Italian word for ‘relatives’ or ‘relations’. And this is an important word, right now. Because the Italian Prime...

More Divorce After Covid-19

A California attorney predicts a divorce rise due to Covid-19. According to Hopper: ‘in the past three weeks, we’ve averaged about 500 new consultations each week’. As a result of this, San Diego County courts are only allowing emergency filings. This means that spouses are organising they're paperwork now so...

Divorce and ‘Social Distancing’

A quarantine period can be a scary time for some. That is, people in the midst of a divorce or a difficult relationship.  Sally, for example, relocated back to America years ago. This is because her marriage had been complicated by the recession, however she wanted to revitalise it. According...

Coronavirus and Marriage Strain

New Yorkers are calling lawyers; and they’re asking about divorce. This is because of the virus that’s been closing cities down. Which is also causing people to spend a lot of time indoors. So when courts open again, a huge amount of fillings are expected. And according to Suzanne Kimberly: ...

Divorce and Coronavirus Safety

Sabrina Guler has two children. And their ages are 14 and 6. She lives in Atlanta, Georgia. What’s more; they live with her. However, her ex-partner is the father of her oldest child, and he is able to come over for a visit at any time. Sabrina and her ex-partner...

Coronavirus & Coparenting

There’s no denying the virus’s global impact. It’s complicated life for many. And it’s even made divorce more difficult. So the order to ‘shelter in place’ has caused problems for co-parenting couples. What’s more; a woman really wanted to see her children. However, their father asked her to quarantine herself...

Ben Affleck and Divorce

According to Ben Affleck; ‘the biggest regret of [his] life’ is his divorce from actress Jennifer Garner. So Affleck is an actor. And he was the writer and director of ‘Argo’. What’s more, there are four movies that Affleck stars in coming out this year. And he has the leading...