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Single Moms On Facebook And MySpace Warned About Pre-Schooler Pix Online

“Single mothers who put photos of their pre-school kids on their social networking homepages are creating a happy hunting ground for pedophiles.”
The warning comes from Crystal Jacquez, managing editor of Guys and Lies.com, the online back grounding site designed exclusively for women.
“Single mothers almost always do it.” says, Jacquez.  “It’s not only incredibly dangerous but […]

Changing Fidelity Norms?

Infidelity dissected: New research on why people cheat
The probability of someone cheating during the course of a relationship varies between 40 and 76 percent. “It’s very high,” says Geneviève Beaulieu-Pelletier, PhD student at the Université de Montréal’s Department of Psychology.
“These numbers indicate that even if we get married with the best […]

Darn Divorce Celebrates 100,000 Pageviews!!!

Quick, somebody bake a cake!

Study Shows Ritalin Use Doubles in Children of Divorce: But the Question Remains ‘Why?’

When a new study comes out showing that Ritalin use doubles in children of divorce, it is easy to assume the very public perception that divorce is always bad for kids. But is it really that simple?
Below, Professor Lisa Strohschein asks the following question: ‘Is it possible that divorce acts as a stressful life event […]

Parents’ Unexpected Divorce Can Destabilize New College Student’s Life

Embarking upon a college career is a rite of passage. It is a foray into the realm of adulthood; it is a time to test the waters intellectually and emotionally, socially and professionally. But new adults are not immediately minted as soon as the dorm room is set up and the parents have waved good-bye. […]

Through the Eyes of the Child

Bill Sears of Billsarena.com being interviewed regarding child custody and shared parenting on The Fox Morning Show With Mike and Juliet, live in New York on Monday May 14. The show was inspired by the political and family ramifications of Alec Baldwin, David Hasselhoff, Brittany Spears and Charlie Sheens custody fights and issues.

Divorce is Harder on Men, Study Shows

People who have experienced a divorce are at a higher risk of depression than those who remain with their spouse, a new study indicated.
The study revealed divorced men were six times more likely to report a episode of depression, while women who underwent marital break-ups were three times more likely to do […]

Divorce Is On The Decline

Fewer and fewer married couples are getting divorced nowadays. Some reports say the U.S. is seeing the lowest number of divorces in almost 40 years. But, some people say marriages are just as unstable as ever.
On the surface of it, this is good news, right? According to the Associated Press, divorce rates are at their […]

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 […]