Lack of Commitment in a Marriage

Lack of Commitment in a Marriage

When you first get into a relationship, you start to develop feelings of love. Once that relationship progresses and it turns into an engagement, that is when things get heavy. After all, your relationship is no longer casual. It is now a commitment.  Commitment can be a scary word for a lot of people. Being committed to someone means sharing …

Effects of Divorce After a Lengthy Marriage

Effects of Divorce After a Lengthy Marriage

When a couple has been married for just a few years before deciding to divorce, the process is often fairly easy, especially if there are no children involved. The parties split assets and move on, in most cases never seeing each other again. It is almost like they were never married at all.  Unfortunately, not all divorces are like this. …

Avoid Marital Issues as a Caregiver

Avoid Marital Issues as a Caregiver

You probably live a busy life as a married woman with kids and a career. Being a caregiver to a parent on top of everything else can push you over the edge. Many women are in this situation and it is tough. It takes them away from their job and their family, causing immense stress. Caregivers often feel as though …

What to Do When Friends Divorce

What to Do When Friends Divorce

The coronavirus pandemic has caused couples to become irritated with each other. The rise in gray divorce shows us that many couples are ending their marriages regardless of how old they are or how long they have been married. With many people getting divorced over the past year, chances are you know someone who is calling it quits. Even though …

Protecting Your Credit After a Divorce

After a divorce, you are probably thinking about a lot of things—your children, your future, your assets, where you will live, how you will earn money. Many people neglect important parts of their finances, such as their credit score. Your credit score is very important, but many people see theirs drop significantly after a divorce due to various factors. If …

Hiding Assets in a Divorce With Cryptocurrency

Hiding Assets in a Divorce With Cryptocurrency

In a divorce, both parties are expected to be honest about their assets. This is because assets acquired during a divorce are subject to division in a divorce. However, hiding assets is something that has been happening forever. Out of revenge, some people try to hide money, bank accounts, and other assets so that their spouses cannot get a piece …

How Laziness Leads to Divorce

How Laziness Leads to Divorce

You have probably seen the cartoons and memes of women running around the house cooking, cleaning, and taking care of the kids while the man sits on the couch watching TV, taking a nap, or playing video games. This is meant to be a funny depiction of married life, but the truth is that the women are not laughing. They …

When the Woman is the Breadwinner

When the Woman is the Breadwinner

In the past, men almost always assumed the role of breadwinner. However, in the past decade, women have been taking the reins and outearning men. While many men and women are fine with this, it can lead to issues for some marriages. It may even lead to divorce. Why is this still an issue in the 21st century? Because some …

Permanent Alimony in Florida

Permanent Alimony in Florida

In a Florida divorce, there may be various elements involved. Alimony is one of them. Also known as spousal support, alimony is a legal obligation from one spouse to another. The higher earner may be ordered to financially support the other spouse after a divorce through a lump sum or monthly payments. While alimony is not a requirement in all …

What Happens When You Do Not Pay Child Support?

What Happens When You Do Not Pay Child Support?

When a couple divorces and there are children involved, one parent will typically pay child support to the other. This is the plan anyway. Many parents do not receive child support because the non-custodial parent refuses to pay for some reason. Child support is a legal obligation. It serves as financial help to pay for the child’s food, clothing, shelter, …