Changes to Florida’s Alimony and Timesharing Laws

Changes to Florida’s Alimony and Timesharing Laws

In the past, Florida was known for its lenient alimony laws. It was one of few states that offered permanent alimony. This meant that a person could potentially get alimony for the rest of their life. This is no longer the case. Florida Gov. Rick DeSantis has been trying for many years to change the state’s alimony laws and this …

The Trend of Divorce Parties

The Trend of Divorce Parties

We all want a reason to celebrate something, whether it be a wedding, birthday party, graduation, holiday gathering, the birth of a child, or other event. But a divorce? In the past, there was a stigma associated with divorce. Nobody celebrated something like that. In fact, people might have gone to great lengths to hide such an event from others. …

Why Don’t Young People Want to Get Married

Why Don’t Young People Want to Get Married?

Many decades ago, getting married was simply something that virtually everyone did. Women were especially apt to walk down the aisle at a young age – even right after high school – in order to settle down with a partner and raise children. Times have changed. Not many people want to settle down right after high school, while they are …

Why Don’t High School Relationships Last

Why Don’t High School Relationships Last?

When you get your first boyfriend or girlfriend in middle school or high school, you might start thinking about your relationship in the future. Maybe you will get married, move away, and have kids. It can be fun to think about possible scenarios, but the truth is that your high school love is likely not the person you are going …

Keys to a Happy Marriage

Keys to a Happy Marriage

When we get married, we hope that we will experience wedded bliss forever. However, statistics tell us that living happily ever after with a partner is not always attainable, with close to half of all marriages ending in divorce. Why do couples get divorced? There is not always a clear-cut reason. People get divorced for a variety of reasons. Sometimes …

How Divorced People Can Flourish

How Divorced People Can Flourish

Getting a divorce can be a scary situation, especially if you have been married for a long time. Going from living with someone to being alone can be frightening. However, many people get divorced, and they survive. In fact, many thrive. People seem to think that married people have it best and that single people are lonely. Popular culture makes …

Employers Adding Benefits for Divorcing Employees

Employers Adding Benefits for Divorcing Employees

A divorce is never an easy time. Even when the parties agree to divorce, and it is uncontested, it is still an emotional experience. There is a lot going on, like court dates, dividing property, and dealing with child custody and other legal matters. It is a stressful situation. A divorce primarily affects one’s personal life, but if you are …

New Trend Living Together After Divorce

New Trend: Living Together After Divorce

When married couples divorce, they tend to live apart afterward. In fact, one party will typically move out of the marital home even before the divorce is finalized. However, there are situations where this does not happen. In fact, a growing trend is for couples to continue to live together after divorce. They date and live their own lives – …

What Children Wish Divorced Parents Did Differently

What Children Wish Divorced Parents Did Differently

When married couples can no longer get along, they may consider divorce. However, the decision of whether or not to divorce can be complicated, especially when there are children involved. Divorce is complex enough when there are no children involved. The parties can simply go their separate ways. But when there are children, there comes a point when the parents …

Surprising Issues Linked to Divorce

Surprising Issues Linked to Divorce

Marriage is tricky. Staying together for decades is not an easy task. Even if you are madly in love at first, compatibility issues can sneak up on you over time. Sometimes couples develop issues such as substance abuse, physical abuse, financial issues, and infidelity.  Many things can lead to divorce. For some couples, it may seem as though the divorce …