Archive for January, 2007

Mickey Mouse Gets a Divorce

Mickey Mouse gets a divorce.
Well, not exactly… But Disney does.
Still, what kind of message are we sending to the kids?
ET has learned that after 51 years of marriage, Roy E. Disney filed for divorce on Friday from his wife Patricia, citing “irreconcilable differences.”
Roy, who is reportedly worth $1.2 billion, is the nephew of Walt […]

Abandonment - A Divorce Issue

In high conflict divorces, those that never seem to end, abandonment is a common factor. These days, when we see divorced spouses returning to court two or more years after the divorce process was technically completed, we inquire into their early childhood experiences, and we frequently find abandonment trauma in their family histories.The most obvious […]

Your Child, Your Divorce, Your Forum

Our friends at Your Child-Your Divorce have recently opened a new forum specially designed for anyone going through a divorce. Though it is still pretty inactive (because not enough people know about it yet) I think it could make a great place for people going through divorce to meet up with others and share our […]

Couple Cant Decide Who Gets the House, Judge: Put Up a Wall

Like two Cold War adversaries, Chana and Simon Taub are separated by a wall built down the middle of their home to keep the bickering spouses apart.
Neither one wanted to move out of their beloved Brooklyn house, and so - in one of the strangest divorce battles the city has ever seen - a white […]

Hezbollah Causes Harmony in the Israeli Home?

Divorce rates are down in northern Israel, apparently as a result of the Lebanon war. According to data issued by Israel’s rabbinical courts, there were 18 percent fewer divorces during 2006 in communities shelled by Hezbollah during last summer’s 34-day conflict compared to the previous year, despite an overall increase of 3.8 percent in the […]

Your Fighting Style Can Predict Divorce

According to a recent U.S. study, all couples experience conflict - but how a couple communicates during a fight can determine if they will stay together.
Dr Keith Sanford, a clinical psychologist and an associate professor of psychology and neuroscience at Baylor University, studied dozens of couples as they communicated through a fight. Sanford and […]

“I have told him that I am all for the divorce now – but his behavior is getting WORSE…”

Gosh! All of this info is making my head spin ….. but maybe, somewhere out there, someone has some advice for me ………. ?
I am currently “legally” married; separated now for 4 months from a man I met when I was 18 [he was 21]. Fast forward 18 years, 16 years of them married. We […]

The Hidden Effects Of Divorce On Children

These days, it is hard to come by an individual who does not know someone who has been divorced, or who has not been divorced themselves. In Hollywood, divorce is seemingly becoming a common occurrence, while paving the way for a society where we’re not only getting married later in life, but also searching for […]

Divorce Boom Hits Again. This Time - Moscow.

Moscow saw a four percent rise in the divorce rate last year, with more than 45,000 couples deciding to untie the marriage knot, an official with the Russian capital’s registry office said Friday.
“That is an amazing figure,” said Tatiana Ushakova. “We have not registered so many divorces in at least five years.”
She said Moscow experienced […]

Marilyn Manson’s Dirty Divorce

Scary goth rocker Marilyn Manson and his wife, burlesque babe  are set to divorce - and it’s already getting ugly!
Dita moved out of their Los Angeles home just before Christmas and new information has revealed the real reasons behind the divorce!
Apparently Marilyn was a heavy drug user and Dita, who was ready to start a […]