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Express Yourself During Your Divorce

As a man, you may have been raised to avoid any display of emotion. It is common for men to feel that they must suffer in stoic silence, even when they are heartbroken at...
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Why Do Women Usually Initiate Divorce?

Recent research has revealed that women are more likely to initiate a divorce than men. Michael Rosenfeld, Stanford associate professor of sociology, offers one explanation as to why this is so. He states that...
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When the Bomb Drops

For many men, a request for divorce from his wife is the first indication that something is wrong in the marriage. In many cases, the news hits him seemingly “out of the blue.” The...
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Can Social Media Hurt You in a Divorce?

While using social media is an extremely popular pastime, experts warn that your online activity could actually cause trouble during a divorce. According to one expert, “There’s nothing at all that’s good that can come of social media...
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Do Not Think of Divorce as a Failure

No one goes into a marriage expecting to get divorced. However, it does happen and can occur no matter how many years you have been married or how much in love you were when...
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Common Mistakes to Avoid in Divorce

In divorce, the stakes are high. You have to divide assets and, if children are involved, determine child custody arrangements and child support payments. In divorce, there is a lot on the line and...
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Tips for Parenting Post-Divorce

After a divorce, it can be difficult to co-parent. Divorce is meant to separate a couple; however, when children are involved, it may be impossible to make a clean break. While divorce is likely...
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Can Infidelity Be Used Against You in Divorce?

Despite the common belief that infidelity can cost you in divorce, judges in many states, including California, do not usually care about evidence suggesting infidelity, even if it is submitted. Judges rarely concern themselves...