Monthly Archives: November 2014

Exam results “suffering" as a result of parental break-up

Children who have witnessed their parents go through a divorce feel that they are performing worse at school as a result – and the devastating impact of family breakdown can lead young people to experiment with drink or drugs, according … Continue reading

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Prenuptial agreements increase likelihood of family business failure

The rule of thumb is that 50% of marriages end in divorce, and the probability is over 75% if you run a family business. The added stress of managing a business and working with in-laws can negatively impact a marriage. … Continue reading

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Elderly divorce on the rise in United Kingdom

THE rise of the ‘silver separators’ – divorcees aged over 60 – means many will spend their old age lonely, poor and in ill health, according to new research.  While divorce rates among the total population is on the decline … Continue reading

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Growing Number of Adults Have Remarried

In 1960 85% of American adults had been wed at least once; last year just 70% could say the same. Young people are proving particularly reluctant to try: 28% of men aged between 25 and 34 in 2010—and 23% of … Continue reading

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Who gets custody now? Dramatic changes in children's living arrangements after divorce.

Who gets custody now? Dramatic changes in children’s living arrangements after divorce. This article reexamines the living arrangements of children following their parents’ divorce, using Wisconsin Court Records, updating an analysis that showed relatively small but significant increases in shared … Continue reading

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Reasons to get a prenuptial agreement

Reasons why people get a prenuptial agreement:

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Stress, substance use jump more for women who are divorced, separated

Women’s Well-Being Suffers More When Marriage Ends This article is featured in “Women and the Workplace,” a weeklong series exploring a variety of issues affecting modern working women. PRINCETON, NJ — Married Americans tend to have higher well-being than nonmarried … Continue reading

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