Archive for April, 2007

Cruise and Holmes Have No Plans for Divorce

Tom Cruise’s friend Jenna Elfman is shooting down reports that the actor’s five-month marriage to Katie Holmes is unstable.
“Honestly, they’re happy,” Elfman, 35, told People magazine.
“They have a great life and they love each other. For some reason, the media cannot experience that. They must put in things other than the simplicity of it.”
Several recent […]

The Secret to Happiness (After Divorce and In General)

There are certain movies which are better off watched on your PC. The ones that have a message. The ones where you need to surrender to the monitor, dive deep inside the screen, into the story, into your soul. The ones you need to keep within reach.
“The Secret” is one of those movies.
The least […]

How To Survive A Divorce And Move On With Your Life

One out of every two marriages in America is failing.
American families are crumbling and vanishing.
Most families have become dysfunctional, and it is widely becoming fashionable to come from a dysfunctional family.
Divorce is on the rise all the time.
Your self-esteem - what you think of yourself in relation to other people - is the basic secret […]

Five Tips to Financially Prepare for Divorce recently presented the following five suggestions to help you financially prepare for divorce:
1. Gather all necessary information & make copies:
In many divorce cases, one spouse generally assumes the responsibilities of maintaining the household’s financial foundation, leaving the other spouse to the household’s up-keeping responsibilities. During the marriage, this may seem to be a convenient […]

My Big Fat Celebrity Divorce Check

Forbes just released the top ten most expensive celebrity divorces. At the top of the A-list, fat cash bust-ups is the pending divorce between millionaire baller Michael Jordan and his wife of 18 years — which could cost Mike more than $150 million. Nothin’ but net!
Harrison Ford, Kevin Costner, Steven Spielberg […]

10 Things Your Mother Never Told You About Divorce

By Vicky Lansky
Divorce isn’t always what you imagine it to be. Now that I have the ability to look back on 10 plus years I have noted a number of things that I didn’t know when I started this journey. I know everything listed here might not apply to EVERYBODY (there’s always […]

Britney and Kevin’s Different Easter/Divorce Weekends

Britney Spears and Kevin Federline’s Easter celebrations couldn’t have been more different.
Britney opted to lay-low in LA, stepping out on Easter Sunday to attend a Lakers basketball game, followed by a bout of retail therapy at the Lisa Kline boutique, where she reportedly snapped up around 3,000 dollars worth of clothes and accessories for herself […]

Man Charged with Faking Death Certificate to Delay Divorce

After an unusual twist in his Sullivan County divorce proceedings, a former Newport resident is facing a felony charge of falsifying evidence.
An indictment handed up by a Sullivan County grand jury last week alleges that John Kolozetski, 57, of West Palm Beach, Fla., doctored a death certificate to justify a continuance he […]

Wives Tend to Work Longer Hours Before Divorce

If a woman suddenly starts working longer hours, it could be a telltale sign that her marriage is on the rocks.
Women whose marriages are collapsing will clock up an average of 283 hours a year - or six hours per working week - more than those who are in stable, happy relationships, according to a […]

Divorce Rates Around the World

Check out the percentages of marriages that end up in divorce from countries around the world (courtesy of Wikipedia).
A surprising 1st place goes to Sweden (unfortunately followed by good old Uncle Sam), while an even more surprising last place can be awarded with honor to the 1.2 billion people of India.
Which brings me to the […]