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August 2016 Archives

New study finds link between porn and divorce

Pornography is seemingly available everywhere these days. People vary significantly in their attitudes about their spouse watching porn, either alone or with them. Some believe that turning to pornography is a sign that the relationship is in trouble. Others believe that it can actually improve a couple's relationship.

Expectations may be behind why many women seek divorces

For decades, research has shown that women are more likely to initiate divorce than men are. One might think that this imbalance would have started in recent years as women have become more independent -- financially and in just about every other way. However, one sociologist found that as early as the 1940s, women initiated two-thirds of marital break-ups.

Florida man facing fraud charges also fighting wife over teen son

People in the Miami area may be familiar with the name Philip Esformes. He's been accused of being part of the largest case of health fraud in U.S. history. He's currently in a Miami federal detention center on charges of health care fraud, wire fraud, money laundering and taking kickbacks.

Study: Husbands' employment status a factor in divorce

Financial problems have been widely touted as one of the strains on a marriage that can lead to divorce. However, a recent study led by a sociology professor at Harvard University indicates that a more common factor is a husband's unemployment.

Prenuptial agreements and second marriages: Why they're important

If you've been married once and been through a divorce, you might not be keen on going through it again without a prenuptial agreement. Should the fact that you want a prenuptial agreement be a deal breaker to your significant other? It shouldn't, and there are a few reasons why.

Mayoral candidate blames financial problems on 'messy divorce'

Sometimes the financial and property distribution impacts of a divorce can linger long after the final papers have been signed. That's what Raquel Regalado is saying. Regalado, a school board member who is running for mayor of Miami-Dade County, has reportedly been notified by the county appraiser that a lien will be placed on the Miami home that she and her younger brother co-own if she doesn't pay nearly $4,000 in fines and property taxes she owes on the house she shared with her ex-husband.

Can menopause contribute to divorce?

Menopause can be a time of physical and emotional turmoil for some women. It's not surprising, then, that it can have an impact on their marriage. It may not be a coincidence that, according to a survey by AARP Magazine, women in their 40s through their 60s initiate more than 60 percent of all divorces.

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