Posts tagged "divorce"

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…
By: 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…
By: 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…
By: Dater X / 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…
By: 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 Please,…
By: 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…
By: 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."…
By: 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…
By: 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. Thi…
By: 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 have bee…
By: 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…
By: 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...
By: Tres 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 God. Even if my…
By: Jessica Wakeman / May 19, 2014

Study: If You Want To Save Your Marriage, Don’t Get Sick

In case there weren't enough findings already being used to perpetuate female insecurity, a University of Michigan study has found that older couples are more likely to divorce when the wife gets sick. Hoping to learn how heart disease, cancer, stroke and other diseases impact relationships, UMich researchers analyzed data on 2,717 married couples. It…
By: Claire Hannum / May 5, 2014

Must-Know Skills For Dealing With Narcissists

Consciously uncouple? That's what I wanted to do. I really, really, really did. Some would say that I had that opportunity and turned it down. The power dynamic in our relationship was so out of whack that if I had stepped into the room with a mediator, I would have caved on everything. I wa…
By: YourTango.com / May 3, 2014

True Story: My Fiancé’s Ex Is Doing Everything She Can To Make My Life Hell

When I fell in love with my fiancé Olivier, I knew he had some baggage. He had been married before and, admittedly, it bothered me a bit. I had always assumed that I would marry someone who was also tying the knot for the first time, but that’s not how it worked out. Olivier also…
By: Amanda Chatel / April 25, 2014

Conservatives Are Trying To Make It Harder To Divorce

We knew that some conservatives have a boner for (heterosexual, of course) marriage. But did you know they get equally hard for stopping couples from being able to divorce?  As Scott Keyes writes in a must-read piece for The Washington Post, politicians in over a dozen states have introduced bills making…
By: Jessica Wakeman / April 14, 2014

12 Tips For “Consciously Uncoupling” Like Gwyneth Paltrow And Chris Martin

Since learning about Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin's decision to "consciously uncouple," we've been trying to unpack the term in all its PC glory. It seems that similar to other areas of her life, Gwyneth will be superior when it comes to divorce. So, far we haven't seen one inkling of sadness, ire…

Frisky Rant: 8 Parting Words Of Advice For The Cheating Husband Who Had An Affair With His Intern

What to say, oh, what to say about an anonymous Thought Catalogue essay that starts, "From the beginning we knew our relationship looked like a cliché—perhaps plucked from a boring episode of 'Mad Men.' You, my 21-year-old millennial intern, me, your 30-something married boss with two kids"? "To The Millennial…
By: Ami Angelowicz / February 26, 2014

You Cheated: Now Give Me My Kidney Back!

Worst case scenario: you donate your kidney to your sick husband only to discover that he cheated on you with your friend while you were recovering from the surgery. British woman, Samantha Lamb, endured this particularly heinous form of betrayal from her husband Andy. Although Andy denies being unfaithful and claims he was merely…
By: Ami Angelowicz / January 30, 2014
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