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252 Comments | Posted November 3, 2011 | 15:45:57 (EST)

A family court judge once told me a harrowing story about a situation he had seen in his courtroom. A warring father and mother had hauled their teenage daughter and her tattoo artist into court, hoping to resolve a grim dispute. Their daughter had tattooed "I hate Dad" on herself,...

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Reconcilable Differences: Part Three

Posted December 27, 2010 | 10:40:48 (EST)

The following is Part III of an excerpt from "Reconcilable Differences: Marriages End, Families Don't" (Parts One and Two can be found here).

When ex-spouses decide to share a house, it takes a few months to establish new routines. Joe and I each have our own...

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Reconcilable Differences: Part Two

Posted December 22, 2010 | 03:52:12 (EST)

RECONCILABLE DIFFERENCES-Part II

The following is Part II of an excerpt from "Reconcilable Differences: Marriages End, Families Don't"

While Joe and I discussed ways to reconfigure our family, I began to hear about others who had attempted atypical arrangements. In one case, a couple had bought houses kitty-corner from...

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Reconcilable Differences: Part One

Posted December 17, 2010 | 10:23:41 (EST)

The following is Part I of an excerpt from the book "Reconcilable Differences: Marriages End, Families Don't"

My marriage ended one cold January night, over dinner at a bustling Greek restaurant. Joe and I had been to a parent-teacher meeting at our son's high school and had...

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