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The Real Reason Marriage Is Still A Very Relevant Institution

Iris Krasnow | Posted 03.22.2016 | Fifty
Iris Krasnow

While surrogacy and sperm donation can produce an instant family without a partner or pomp, joining with another, officially and ceremoniously, remains a popular achievement in the human growth cycle.

Divorce Confidential: Parental Child Abduction in Divorce

Caroline Choi | Posted 02.04.2017 | Divorce
Caroline Choi

Divorce rates are on the rise across the world. Here in the U.S., the divorce rate is higher than 50%, with Spain, Portugal and Belgium almost 20% hi...

When Did Marriage Become Disposable?

Dr. Nikki Martinez, Psy.D., LCPC | Posted 12.10.2016 | Divorce
Dr. Nikki Martinez, Psy.D., LCPC

Consider what your lifetime together will look like. Contemplate what issues you need to work on. Be willing to do whatever you can to try and salvage this relationship with the person you fell in love with.

The Only Lifestyle America Has Yet To Embrace

Joe Seldner | Posted 07.07.2016 | Fifty
Joe Seldner

The Supreme Court ruling in favor of same-sex marriage was a good day for America. But it also made official something I've been saying for years: America embraces every lifestyle except one -- being unmarried.

The Supreme Court Has Just Destroyed Marriage

James Heffernan | Posted 06.26.2016 | Politics
James Heffernan

Today, June 26, 2015, a day that will live in infamy, the Supreme Court has just destroyed the great battleship of marriage. Sent a kamizake pilot right through its bridge. Blown it to smithereens.

Millennials Finally Found a Solution: Divorcing Marriage

Kelsey Phariss | Posted 06.02.2016 | College
Kelsey Phariss

This past week The New York Times released a report that made those holding steadfast to monogamy jump with joy: American divorce rates are the lowest they've been since the 80's. But why? The answer is a simple one: Millenials aren't getting married.

These Are The States With The Most Divorced Residents

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 04.20.2015 | Divorce

Nevada is known for being the most divorce-happy state, but Nevadans are hardly alone in calling it quits on their marriages. The map below shows t...

Despite The Stereotype, Doctors Are Not Doomed To Divorce

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Adams | Posted 02.25.2015 | Divorce

Anupam B. Jena, an assistant professor of health care policy and medicine at Harvard Medical School, couldn't escape the jokes about doctors and divor...

Why Everyone Was So Wrong About America's Alleged Divorce Rate

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 12.30.2014 | Divorce

Earlier this month, The New York Times debunked the long-held myth that 50 percent of marriages end in divorce. But where exactly did that false stati...

Study Reveals Interesting Link Between Men's Height And Marital Success

The Huffington Post | Taryn Hillin | Posted 08.29.2014 | Divorce

Tall or short may affect more than just a man's suit size -- according to a new study it may also impact the success of his marriage. Sociologists...

Study Reveals Which Gender Is More Likely To Be Unhappy In Marriage

The Huffington Post | Taryn Hillin | Posted 07.11.2014 | Divorce

According to new research, women are more likely than men to want out of a marriage -- and they're also more willing to actually end it. The Austin...

Finding Bliss When Remarrying With Children

Valerie DeLoach | Posted 09.30.2014 | Divorce
Valerie DeLoach

Are we still blissfully happy like a couple of newlyweds? Sure, but it's not quite the same blissfully happy when you are in a blended family.

When People Drink More Whole Milk, More People In Texas Get Divorced

The Huffington Post | Taryn Hillin | Posted 05.13.2014 | Divorce

Did you know that the more pounds of margarine people eat in the U.S., the more couples in Maine get divorced? Or that when fewer people are killed by...

New Finding Debunks Long-Held Belief About Living Together Before Marriage

The Huffington Post | Taryn Hillin | Posted 03.11.2014 | Divorce

It's often said that that living together before marriage puts couples at greater risk for divorce later on -- but it turns out that may not be the ca...

Hundreds Of Millions Spent Promoting Marriage Hasn't Helped At All

The Huffington Post | Taryn Hillin | Posted 03.11.2014 | Divorce

For the past decade, the U.S. government has been spending hundreds of millions of dollars to promote healthy marriages -- but new research indicates ...

Rebounding Economy Could Spell Danger For Your Marriage

The Huffington Post | Taryn Hillin | Posted 01.28.2014 | Divorce

Divorce rates are climbing, and according to a new study, it could be because couples can finally afford to pull the plug on their marriage thanks to ...

'Red' States Have Higher Divorce Rates Than 'Blue' States, And Here's Why

Posted 01.25.2014 | Divorce

It may seem counterintuitive, but divorce rates are higher in religiously conservative "red" states than "blue" states, despite a Bible-based culture ...

Attorney's Take on Divorce in the U.S.

Kiernan Hopkins | Posted 11.17.2013 | Divorce
Kiernan Hopkins

These high divorce rates present a big concern; not only for the emotional anguish a divorce creates, especially if there are children involved, but the financial consequences can be devastating.

WATCH: 'Marriage Is...' Project Counters Negative Relationship Images, Makes Us Cry

Posted 09.17.2013 | Black Voices

8.8 years is the average length of an American marriage. It's a stat photographer Sabrina Thompson points out in her latest project "Marriage Is...," ...

Better Ideas for Handling Divorce

Diane Dimond | Posted 11.17.2013 | Divorce
Diane Dimond

Are you or someone you know contemplating a divorce? Are there plans to hire a lawyer and take the matter to court? At the risk of raising the ire of matrimonial lawyers, I say, you might want to re-think that idea.

How To Make Sure Your Second Marriage Lasts

Terry Gaspard, MSW, LICSW | Posted 10.19.2013 | Divorce
Terry Gaspard, MSW, LICSW

In the beginning, the newly remarried couple faces stiff obstacles to achieving stability as compared to remaining a single parent. However, aiming to weather the storms of remarried life can offer the couple and their children both financial and emotional security.

Higher Ed Equals Longer Marriage... Sometimes

Posted 03.11.2013 | Black Voices

The value of a college degree may not be what it used to be, from a monetary point of view, but experts have long been touting educational benefits of...

The Surprising Thing Many Divorcés Admit

Posted 12.19.2012 | Divorce

Despite the cost, stress and pain of divorce, 57 percent of British people believe that the process is "too easy," a new study suggests. And thi...

What These Famous Siblings Have In Common

The Huffington Post | Kelsey Borresen | Posted 12.16.2013 | Divorce

Does divorce run in the family? According to 2010 research, people with a divorced sibling are 22 percent more likely to get divorced than those t...

Why You Should Never Ask Your Husband For Household Help

Posted 09.28.2012 | Divorce

Ladies, you may want to think twice before asking your husband to help out around the house. According to a recent Norwegian study, the divorce r...