Trends

Busiest Day for Divorce

January 7, 2008

Unofficially or officially, today is known as divorce day, as many attorneys say Jan. 7 is the busiest divorce day for couples to seek information about getting a divorce. Some experts attribute this trend to holidays that often put a lot of pressure on couples.

U.S. Cohabitation Resembles Europe

August 29, 2007

In a recent study, couples cohabitating in the U.S. are on the rise and now account for 52% of all out-of-wedlock births. This is growing increasingly similar to trends in Europe, where babies of cohabitating parents make up around 66% of out-of-wedlock births and even higher rates in parts of Scandinavia. How do out-of-wedlock babies […]

Collaborative Divorces on the Rise

August 24, 2007

Getting a divorce without setting foot in to a courtroom seems to be drawing more and more couples in as collaborative divorces are on the rise. This article I just read discusses the increasing trend and reasons that couples are seeking this method of divorce.

Finding Work Proves Difficult for Divorced Women

August 17, 2007

In a recent article featured in the Boston Globe, the difficult path many divorced women face is shown when they try and get back to the workforce. Often losing their only source of income after divorcing their spouse, these women are finding it harder to get jobs. A startling statistic reveals that 14% of households […]