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Relationships are hard. Even people in healthy ones may contemplate the “D” word more than they might like to admit.
May 10, 2017 - Loverly
So how can you tell the difference between healthy doubts and lethal ones? These four signs, especially when combined, could mean you are (consciously or unconsciously) preparing for divorce.
It is All Greek to You – Poor Communication
People love to blame money troubles and a lack of sex (or a plethora of it with other people!) as the primary root causes of divorce but that is not the case. The biggest culprit is poor communication.
If it feels like one partner is...
Our views on relationships are anything but ordinary.
There are fundamental truths most 5-year-olds understand about the world: The sky is blue. The grass is green. Your family consists of you, possibly siblings and your parents. But that truth is altered if your parents split up.
I was in kindergarten when my parents got divorced. They worked hard to make my reality as normal as possible, but even at a young age I knew something was different about my family compared to my friends’ families.
I wouldn’t change...
Millennials are waiting longer to get married, and by the time they do, they are established in their careers, traveled and already even bought a house – together or separately.
This extra life experience could be one of the reasons the divorce rates have been falling, at least for new marriages.
According to statistics from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, a first marriage lasts at least a decade for 68 percent of women and 70 percent of men. As the years...
Mar 2, 2017 - Bustle
Ask any couple you know and most of them will exhale a sigh of relief once the wedding planning process is completely over. In fact, after so much chaos bundled into one 24-hour day (or OK, 72-hour weekend), most twosomes look forward to settling into their married, normal life and back into the routines that brought them closer as a couple — like ya know, watching Netflix and not worrying about seating arrangements. But once that stressful, yet romantic, period has come to a close,...
Divorce lawyer and author Jacqueline Newman talks why this time of year is known as "Divorce Season," and why the wealthy often have different issues to contend with than others.
It's divorce season.
The antithesis to December's engagement season, divorce filings begin to spike in January, peaking in February and March.
But it's not the gloomy weather that does couples in. It's the post-holiday jolt back to reality that has them questioning their future together.
"What I find is that most people in December want to get through the holidays. Nobody wants a divorce summons put into their stocking," Jacqueline Newman, a managing partner at a top...
January is "considering my options" month, says one famous divorce lawyer.
Jan 17, 2017 - Bravo
While they’re trying to keep up with their New Year’s resolutions, hitting the gym and eating salads, many are also (secretly) visiting a divorce lawyer’s office to see if they want to proceed with a split—and often their partner never finds out. It’s called “considering my options month.”
Just because you're not divorced, doesn't mean they weren't looking into it.
Top New York divorce lawyer, Jacqueline Newman, managing partner of Berkman...
January brings with it more than just cold weather. Divorce might become part of the January plan, too, and here's how to find out.
Believe it or not, January has been dubbed Divorce Month by relationship experts, no doubt because it comes at a time when folks are reassessing their life choices, and when the word "clean slate" keeps popping up more than at any other time of the year.
"January is divorce month, because psychologically people want to start the new year with new beginnings," explains Jacqueline Newman, managing partner at a New York-based law firm that specializes in divorce cases.
I just finished Soon-to-be-Ex, a Guide to the Perfect Divorce and Relaunch, nothing less than a tour de force by Manhattan’s titan of divorce, lawyer Jacqueline Newman.
So far as I can tell, she’s the go-to-gal for divorcing Upper East Side New Yorkers (meaning the rich ones) – the book written especially for women. The brilliant and sometimes hilarious book systematically describes how to destroy your spouse in court, as well as guiding you through the treacherous...
According to a recent report, January is the biggest month of the year for couples filing for divorce.
“January is usually seen as divorce month, and part of the reason being is that a lot of people want to start the year off fresh,” Manhattan divorce lawyer Jacqueline Newman said. “You’re in the holidays, and the idea of getting a divorce stuffed in your stocking is not something anybody wants.”
Charles Kriss is an attorney at Kriss, Kriss &...
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