… mais le divorce est facile.
Lockdown is putting more pressure on relationships than ever before. Couples should be able to separate peacefully without apportioning blame.
Suicide is on the rise for multiple reasons.
The U.S. suicide rate has been increasing for decades. According to a sociologist who studies suicide, depression is just one factor among many implicated social conditions.
Separated families have to make tough calls over parenting during the pandemic.
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Social distancing can be especially hard when it comes to where children of divorced couples should stay – especially when one of the parents has illnesses that puts them at high risk of the coronavirus.
Co-parenting in the time of COVID-19 has thrown up a whole set of new challenges, including potential disagreements over who the child spends time with and whether they should attend childcare.
When parents fight, kids suffer.
The coronavirus pandemic is not like other emergencies addressed in custody arrangements. The best advice is to try to collaborate and cooperate – even if that's difficult.
Randy Newman and Hildur Guðnadóttir have been nominated for their scores for ‘Marriage Story’ and ‘Joker,’ respectively.
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In 'Joker' and 'Marriage Story,' sometimes the absence of sound can pack as much of a punch as dramatic music.
Is this a new and better way for modern couples to live? Here's what the research says.
Children found it particularly difficult when parents couldn’t agree on where they would live.
Communication, contact and an end to conflict all help children accommodate this major change.
Protests by the All India Democratic Women’s Association in Mumbai against the new law.
The Indian government’s recent criminalisation of instant 'triple-talaq' divorce has stoked dispute among the very people it purports to protect: Muslim women.
More Americans are sticking to their wedding vows.
The US divorce rate has fallen steadily over the last 30 or 40 years. It's likely because young adults are taking more time to decide to marry.
‘Wait, we’re WHAT?’ Why laws that consider live-in couples to be married may be well-intentioned, but erode free choice and put pressure on relationships.
Reforming laws relating to unmarried couples is long overdue. But it can also represent an affront couples’ autonomy and erodes the freedom to choose to live in non-marital situations.
No-fault divorce, or no reason at all – how a revolution in divorce law has come about.
In France, nearly three-quarters of the children of divorced couples see their fathers only one weekend every fifteen days.
Families in the 21st century have changed, making it necessary to rethink what has been "traditional" ways of sharing the custody of children.
Teachers can help support students though the stress of their parents’ separation or divorce.
Children can experience stress during their parents' separation or divorce. Here's how teachers can support them through this tough time.
Conflict, and not the separation itself, is a greater predictor of how children will fare post-divorce.
Most parents worry how their child will fare after divorce. Most will be fine, so long as they don't witness conflict.
Doing the dishes, laundry, ironing, cooking, feeding the baby are not solely the wife’s job, but also the responsibility of the husband.
A survey in Yogyakarta, Indonesia, shows the more flexible the roles of men and women in the family, the happier they are.
Some level of communication between ex-partners is needed when parenting together.
A new study has examined the practices of good parents post-separation. Here's the parents' advice.
The relationship might be over but the parenting isn’t.
Here are some ways you can successfully co-parent after a divorce. You don't have to be best friends, you just have to think of the kids.
What you tell your children about your impending divorce should depend on their age.
Telling your children you and your partner aren't going to be together anymore is a significant change in their lives.
Tini Owens: refused a ‘no fault’ divorce.
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The Supreme Court ruled that a British couple must stay married until 2020 because there was no 'fault' in their marriage.