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July 2017 Archives

Gallup: Divorce rate down, yet more Americans find it morally OK

According to the Gallup organization, adults in the U.S. have come to see both marriage and divorce differently than they had in the past. The group concludes that most demographic groups in America no longer see marriage and divorce in moral terms, but rather as formal legal processes.

Moving on after a gray divorce

Divorcing after 50 may seem like a terrifying prospect. However, you may be better equipped to handle a divorce versus women that are in their twenties or thirties. You have had time to establish yourself financially. In addition, you may also be able to handle the rollercoaster of emotions and mental challenges due to your life experiences.

Consider mediation to turn your contested divorce to uncontested

If you're getting a divorce, you may want to consider mediation to help you resolve the distribution of property, support and parenting issues. Mediation has many advantages, including the low cost, flexibility and confidentiality, among others. Yet you may wonder if mediation can be an effective way to resolve issues that are real sticking points -- the issues that keep you from filing your divorce as uncontested.

6 lessons on modern fatherhood from the Pew Research Center

We all know that the nature of fatherhood in America has changed over time, and it continues to change. Today, dads are taking a much more active role in childrearing and family life. Over the past few decades, we've seen significantly more single fathers and stay-at-home dads than ever before. Nevertheless, it's increasingly common for kids to grow up with dad living elsewhere.