No one can discount how popular using social media has become. Any day, you can log on and see elaborate pregnancy announcements, marriage proposals or news about someone's latest promotion. However, if you're going through a difficult divorce, what role might social media play in your divorce proceedings? The answer often is a larger one that you may be aware of.
Divorce rates for people age 50 and above have doubled since 1990 and the rate for those age 65 and over has tripled, according to the Pew Research Center. But divorce in retirement presents financial challenges that most married couples will avoid.
It can be difficult at this time of the year for couples in love to get reservations at popular Lake Charles wedding spots in which to say their vows. The good news for those couples eager to marry is that there are fewer couples today that are facing divorce.
Children love summertime. There’s no school to attend and it’s often the time in which families travel on vacations to theme parks, nature getaways and more. For children of divorced parents, arrangements for travel and visitations can be complicated, sometimes awkward and far too often hostile.
There is an old saying that some married couples fight like cats and dogs, meaning that they regularly have heated disputes. In some cases, those repeated disagreements will lead to divorce and even more arguments over who is to get custody of the family’s cats and dogs.
Once upon a time, it was rare for a wife to earn more than her husband. Fifty years ago, career opportunities for women were limited and many chose to be stay-at-home moms, so the instances of wives with higher incomes than husbands were uncommon.
It was not long ago that it was seen as an all-or-nothing fight. Today, divorces involving child custody issues are often resolved with shared parenting agreements between the mother and father.
It is that time of year when people are either filing their income tax forms or procrastinating. With April 15 getting closer by the day, a story we read recently about an accountant and his wife makes for food for thought.
No matter who you are and no matter what your career and family circumstances might be, divorce is not easy. Divorce might be most complicated of all for parents who are trying to juggle work responsibilities with the needs of their children.
The challenges thrown at Lake Charles businesspeople every day are enough to make all but the strongest entrepreneurs run for cover. When you add the challenges of marriage to the demands of creating and running a successful business, the combination can sometimes force a person to choose between commerce and personal relationships.