Second divorces are more common

The rate of second marriages leading to divorce is notably higher than the rate for first marriages. It is about 15% more likely that the second marriage will fall apart. Some sources say that the rate of divorce for these marriages comes in at about 65%. Many people...

Is your marriage actually killing you?

Can a relationship be so toxic that it actually makes you physically sick?  Much attention has been given to the fact that marriages will often falter when one partner (especially the wife) develops a chronic illness, but it turns out that a bad marriage can actually...

Sickness increases the odds of divorce

When saying wedding vows, couples typically say they will support each other in sickness and in health. They will be there for one another no matter what. This is true for many couples. However, studies have actually found that sickness can increase the odds of...

Don’t let a small space keep you from getting shared custody

When couples divorce, it’s not uncommon for one or both of them to downsize to an apartment or condo. However, when couples are sharing custody of children, both homes need to accommodate the kids comfortably.  Maybe all you can afford, at least for the time being, is...