Posts tagged "divorce"

Rich Lady Threatens To “Skin” Ex-Husband’s New Wife And Turn Her Into “Wallpaper”

I obviously do not all condone violence or harassment or torture for any reason, least of all a bad divorce, but I cannot help but gawk with a tiny bit of delight at the complete fuckery that is this particular tale of a woman scorned. According to the New York Post, Nirit Resnick Varenbut and…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / September 14, 2015

Pope Francis Has Made It Easier To Get An Annulment

This morning, Pope Francis issued two “moto proprio” documents – decrees from the Pope himself – that will make the annulment process easier for Catholics starting on December 8, the beginning of a Holy Year on the theme of mercy. The documents eliminate a second review by a cleric, give bishops the authority to fast-track

Rebecca Vipond Brink / September 8, 2015

Brave Man Sues Wife Over Cruel, Deceptive Makeup

In what is an indisputable act of bravery, a man in Algeria is suing his bride for fraud after being brutally deceived by her makeup throughout the course of their engagement. His conniving fiancée reportedly used heavy makeup to make herself appear beautiful as a strategy to trick him into marriage with her real fleshface,…

Bronwyn Isaac / August 6, 2015

10 Famous Jennifers For Ben Affleck To Consider Dating Now That He Is Single

Don’t cry, Ben! There are so many Jennifers in the sea!

Megan Reynolds / July 1, 2015

Bill O’Reilly Accused Of Domestic Violence Against Ex-Wife

This is not terribly surprising. …

Robyn Pennacchia / May 18, 2015

UN Report Finds 35 Percent Of Women Worldwide Have Experience Sexual Or Physical Violence

A new United Nations report finds that 35 percent of women worldwide have experienced sexual and/or physical violence.

Rebecca Vipond Brink / March 9, 2015

Is This Rabbi A Feminist Hero Or A Sadistic Male Torturer?

A trial began today in Trenton, New Jersey, for Orthodox Jewish rabbi Mendel Epstein, who has been charged with attempted kidnapping and conspiracy to commit kidnapping, after being arrested for kidnapping and torturing Jewish men who refused to grant their wives divorces.
Epstein was indicted last May, though as the Village Voice reported back in 2013,…

Beejoli Shah / February 18, 2015

Living With A Boyfriend Is Just Like Murdering Five People, Says Pat Robertson

Brenda, a concerned mother, wrote into the 700 Club to ask Pat Robertson for some insight on her daughter’s afterlife, and whether or not she was definitely going to hell for living with a boyfriend who had yet to finalize his divorce.
“My daughter is a Christian and a good person. She lives with…

Robyn Pennacchia / January 29, 2015

Dater X: Finding The Love My Mother Lost

I’ve been writing Dater X for almost a year now, and can honestly say that putting everything out there about my love life hasn’t been easy. Writing this column is therapeutic in a way, because it allows me to reflect on my relationships, both good and bad, and figure out how to move forward with…

Dater X 2.0 / November 5, 2014

Hey, Dudes: Don’t Make These 10 Mistakes During A Divorce

Divorce is always a hot topic with celebs. Amber Rose filed for divorce from rapper/husband Wiz Khalifa, and news that Kris and Bruce Jenner’s divorce settlement came in at $60 million broke. The latter was described as amiable, one that didn’t even involve lawyers but business managers. The truth is, most divorces are never that clea…

Ask Men / October 30, 2014

Amy Poehler Opens Up About Her Divorce And Past Drug Use In Upcoming Memoir

“Getting a divorce really sucks. Imagine spreading everything you care about on a blanket and then tossing the whole thing up in the air. The process of divorce is about loading that blanket, throwing it up, watching it all spin, and worrying what stuff will break when it lands.”
Amy Poehler’s upcoming memoir, Yes

Amelia McDonell-Parry / October 15, 2014

Life After Dating: Moving On From The Past

Yesterday, while I was getting ready to go to CostCo with my boyfriend, Michael, I told him a story a friend had told me about how much her dad hated her grandfather. I said, “I wonder what it’s like to have parents who you really deep-down hate.” Then I paused and thought about it, and…

Rebecca Vipond Brink / October 6, 2014

Man Divorces Wife Over Her ‘Excessive And Insatiable Desire’ For Sex

We’ve heard of people divorcing over a sexless marriage, but divorcing over too much sex? You don’t hear that one every day. Apparently, one man was recently granted a divorce by a Mumbai family court because he could no longer deal with his wife’s “excessive and insatiable desire for sex.” Read more on Huffington Post Weird

Huffington Post Weird News / September 7, 2014

Study Claims A Big Wedding Leads To A Happier Marriage

According to a new report by the University of Virginia, couples who have larger, more formal weddings are more likely to have quality marriages. This is pretty hard to believe because in my mind, there are few things more stressful or challenging to a relationship than planning a big wedding. The study, which is part…

Claire Hannum / August 21, 2014

Newsflash: Divorce Doesn’t Always Work Out Well For Women

So here’s a thing that is making my eye twitch: There is a (fringe) group of people — mostly men — who believe that divorce is, basically, a feminist conspiracy meant not to empower women to live autonomous lives (y’know, the whole “pursuit of happiness” thing) but to allow women to destroy men’s lives.

Rebecca Vipond Brink / July 23, 2014

Jewel Is Divorcing Her Husband & Her Conscious Uncoupling Statement Is Out-Gwynething Gwyneth

My husband, friend and partner of 16 years and I have decided to get a divorce.

Ty and I have always tried to live the most authentic life possible, and we wanted our separation as husband and wife to be nothing less loving than the way we came together. For some time we…

Jessica Wakeman / July 3, 2014

Girl Talk: It’s Not Wrong To Date While You’re Divorcing

I started dating immediately after I told my now-ex that I wanted to get a divorce. This was because, as one of my friends very aptly put it, I wasn’t really “rebounding” so much as just “bounding” — rebounding assumes that you’re bouncing off of something, and I wanted a divorce because my marriage no…

Rebecca Vipond Brink / June 20, 2014

Melanie Griffith Is Divorcing Antonio Banderas

Melanie Griffith has filed for divorce from husband Antonio Banderas, TMZ reports. According to a source, Melanie cited irreconcilable differences as the cause for the split, though it is amicable. Read more on PopSugar…

Pop Sugar / June 6, 2014

Sherri Shepherd’s Husband Tried To Add An Amendment To Their Prenup Forcing Her To Submit To Him, Have Sex, & Not Get Fat

Today In Things That Maybe Should Have Been Ironed Out Before He Got Married:

TMZ claims that Sherri Shepherd’s estranged husband Lamar Sally asked to add an amendment to the couple’s prenup with these alleged heady requests:

“It is my joy to submit to my husband as a way to honor…

Jessica Wakeman / May 19, 2014
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