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New Research Says Divorce Rates Are At An 'All-Time High'

Robert Hughes, Jr. | Posted 03.11.2014 | Divorce
Robert Hughes, Jr.

For almost three decades, population experts have pointed to the US Census data and other federal sources of information about divorce and concluded that the divorce rate peaked in the late 1970s and has been declining since then. This seems to be wrong.

How Sesame Street May Help Your Kids With Divorce

Robert Hughes, Jr. | Posted 02.10.2013 | Divorce
Robert Hughes, Jr.

One of the messages in "Little Children Big Challenges" is that parents need to care for themselves in healthy ways in order to be effective parents. Much of difficulty that children experience is when their parents are distracted and distressed.

What May Help Military Couples Overcome Infidelity

Robert Hughes, Jr. | Posted 01.27.2013 | Divorce
Robert Hughes, Jr.

Following infidelity, most couples wonder: is there any way to recover from this injury to the relationship and save the marriage?

How Does Technology Affect Parenting Post-Split?

Robert Hughes, Jr. | Posted 01.15.2013 | Divorce
Robert Hughes, Jr.

One of the major challenges divorce parents face is how to communicate effectively post-split, without major arguments

The Scary Health Issue That Boys Of Divorced Parents May Face

Robert Hughes, Jr. | Posted 12.09.2012 | Divorce
Robert Hughes, Jr.

For over three decades, scientists and clinicians have documented the effects of divorce on the psychological well-being of children.

The Depressing Thing Two-Thirds Of People Think On Their Wedding Day

Robert Hughes, Jr. | Posted 11.09.2012 | Divorce
Robert Hughes, Jr.

"Do you still want to get married?" my mother-in-law asked my future wife on the day we were to be married. Her intuition told her to be alert to prem...

Why You Should Think Twice About Living Together Before Marriage

Robert Hughes, Jr. | Posted 10.15.2012 | Divorce
Robert Hughes, Jr.

Should you live with your future spouse before tying the knot? Does cohabitation provide a good trial run for marriage or is it just a sign of a lack of commitment?