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Reasons for Divorce

'I Knew The Marriage Was Over Before It Began'

Divorced Moms | Posted 09.22.2014 | Divorce
Divorced Moms

We parted as friends and years later, we're still friendly. Although I knew the marriage was over before it began, I'm glad it didn't end there. The road we traveled was one of love, laughter, pain, tears and, most importantly, growth.

Wives With More Education Than Their Husbands Aren't Doomed To Divorce After All

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Adams | Posted 07.24.2014 | Divorce

According to previous research, women with more education than their husbands were more likely to divorce. Fortunately, new data proves that that's no...

LOOK: The Top 10 Reasons Couples Call It Quits

Posted 03.25.2014 | Divorce

The breakdown of a marriage doesn't happen overnight; usually it's a slow build littered with emotional land mines that eventually explode into divorc...

What All Divorcés Need To Admit

Jackie Pilossoph | Posted 05.11.2014 | Divorce
Jackie Pilossoph

In so many cases, I see people who are unwilling to take ANY accountability for their divorce. They place the blame entirely on their ex. It's infuriatingly frustrating to me.

REVEALED: What Ends More Marriages Than Infidelity

Posted 09.20.2013 | Divorce

Infidelity is to blame for fewer divorces today than it was in the past, according to new research by Co-operative Legal Services, a U.K.-based compan...

Bad News For Married Commuters

Posted 08.13.2013 | Divorce

According to new research by Erica Sandow of Umea University in Sweden, people who commute at least 45 minutes one-way to work are more likely to divo...

If Your Weight Falls In This Range, You're More Likely To Divorce

Posted 08.13.2013 | Divorce

According to new research by MyDivorcePapers.com, couples whose individual weights fall between 101 and 200 pounds are more likely to file for divorce...

Is This The #1 Reason Marriages End?

Posted 08.07.2013 | Divorce

What's the number-one reason couples divorce? According to Lamar Tyler, the co-founder of BlackAndMarriedWithKids.com, it's not money or infidelity...

4 Things That Will Pronounce a Relationship D.E.A.D.

Nancy Lang | Posted 08.06.2013 | Divorce
Nancy Lang

According to most people, relationships are the most important aspect of our lives, yet we don't give them the same effort and attention as we do our careers, or even our cars or pets. Why?

25 Things You Should Never Do If You Want To Stay Married

Posted 06.03.2013 | Divorce

What drives a couple to divorce? On Monday, relationship coach Teresa Atkin weighed in with some of the most common marriage issues she sees among ...

Does A Spouse’s Weight Gain Justify Cheating?

D. A. Wolf | Posted 05.17.2013 | Divorce
D. A. Wolf

When it comes to the fat wife, we admonish her for letting herself go and we secretly sympathize with the man in the picture. We excuse his nights out, his wandering eye, his slip-slide into infidelity -- and even his claim that weight gain justifies divorce.

WATCH: Couple's Adorable Take On Weight Gain In Marriage

Posted 01.10.2013 | Divorce

Is a spouse's weight gain grounds for divorce? New York magazine sparked a buzzy debate last week with a profile on couples who have dealt with wei...

How Bad Sex Ended A Good Marriage

Shannon Bradley-Colleary | Posted 02.18.2013 | Divorce
Shannon Bradley-Colleary

My friend Bethany kept falling in lust with men at her office, which would've been fine except that she was in a 17-year marriage and had two teenage daughters. She was never physically unfaithful to her husband Doug, but the cost in integrity was devastating.

3 Conversations All Newlyweds Must Have

Denise Oliveira | Posted 01.24.2013 | Weddings
Denise Oliveira

The best way to avoid the money trap and stay happily married? You've got to talk about money with your partner.

Breaking The Faith

Amira Young | Posted 01.06.2013 | Divorce
Amira Young

As time went on and my marriage became even rockier, I began to question the way I was observing my faith.

Sports, Politics and Divorce

Marsha Temlock | Posted 01.01.2013 | Divorce
Marsha Temlock

Marriages may suffer if couples are rooting for opposing political parities.

The Post-Split Conversation I Dreaded Most

Nancy Jo Sullivan | Posted 08.20.2012 | Divorce
Nancy Jo Sullivan

As an author, I dread one thing: radio Interviews. Especially live ones.

New York Times 'Vows' Writer Recalls His 'First Divorce'

Devan Sipher | Posted 07.29.2012 | Divorce
Devan Sipher

At the Times, it makes no difference if you're writing an article about a wedding or a Page One story, you're expected to do thorough investigating and rigorous fact-checking. But can love be fact-checked?

7 Ways To Avoid The #1 Reason For Divorce

Posted 05.17.2012 | Weddings

By Alex Veiga, Associated Press LOS ANGELES -- Newlyweds and couples moving toward marriage, take note. Love, as it turns out, is not all you need...

Are Harry And Sally Still Married?

Jane L. Rosen | Posted 06.25.2012 | Divorce
Jane L. Rosen

Perhaps that pair that we yearn to emulate are not even together by the time their movie is available on Netflix.

What Time Apart Did To My Marriage

D. A. Wolf | Posted 05.11.2012 | Divorce
D. A. Wolf

Sometimes, years pass before we have that lightbulb moment -- noting situations we neither predicted nor imagined -- something like separate vacations or separate activities which, taken to an extreme, may lead to separate lives.

Why Do Women File For Divorce?

Lee Block | Posted 05.05.2012 | Divorce
Lee Block

I have been married twice and divorced twice and I filed for divorce both times. What is important to know is whether or not I wanted either marriage to work, my respective spouses did not.

Is It Cowardly To Stay With A Cheating Spouse?

D. A. Wolf | Posted 01.12.2012 | Divorce
D. A. Wolf

Perhaps it's time to agree that for some, monogamy is virtually untenable, and long-term committed relationships, particularly in an increasingly narcissistic society, are in trouble.

Are You Entitled To Leave A Sexless Marriage?

D. A. Wolf | Posted 12.15.2011 | Divorce
D. A. Wolf

Let's talk sex -- sex as marital glue, sex as physical necessity, sex as a reminder that we are alive, no matter how complicated our daily struggles may seem.

Is Divorce The 'Natural Order Of Things' For Men?

D. A. Wolf | Posted 10.10.2011 | Divorce
D. A. Wolf

Who doesn't remember the 1996 revenge fantasy, "First Wives Club," as Bette Midler, Goldie Hawn, and Diane Keaton cook up an elaborate scheme to make ...