Posts tagged "divorce"

Kordell Stewart & Porsha Williams Split, Plus 8 Other “Real Housewives” Divorce Disasters

Well this is a bit of a shock. "The Real Housewives Of Atlanta"'s resident trophy wife, Porsha Williams, was blindsided this week when her husband, former pro football player Kordell Stewart, filed for divorce. Williams is a new addition to the "Housewives" cast and her arc this season has largely focused on her desire to…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / March 27, 2013

Hitched: Should Marriage Be A Renewable Contract?

I seriously never thought I’d say this: I miss being engaged. I don’t miss wedding planning, and I don’t miss being talked to as if, as a human with a ring and a vagina, I had no interests aside from talking about the details of "my" (so rarely, "our") big day. I sure as shit…
By: Andrea Grimes / March 13, 2013

Dating Don’ts: Divorce & Other Facts You Must Disclose On Your Online Dating Profile

Let me make this clear: I don't have a problem with dating a divorced man. No problem at all. What I do have a problem with is when a divorced man isn't up front about it. Menfolk of the world, I'm going to lay down some real talk right now: if your online dating profile…
By: Jessica Wakeman / January 29, 2013

RIP Love: Kelly Hildebrandt Is Divorcing Kelly Hildebrandt

I already kind of suspected love was dead, but now, I know it to be true. I'm sorry, allow me to be more specific about the cause of my angst. Remember that couple with the same name who met on Facebook and ended up getting married back in 2009? Yes, Kelly Hildebrandt(s)! Well they've…
By: Ami Angelowicz / January 15, 2013

The Reality TV Wedding Curse: What Happened To 14 Couples That Married On TV?

Over the holiday weekend, "Real Housewives of New York" star Bethenny Frankel announced that she and husband Jason Hoppy were separating. Frankel met Hoppy while filming "Housewives," and the pair were treated to two Bravo spinoffs about their relationship: "Bethenny Getting Married" and "Bethenny Ever After," which chronicled their wedding and marriage and the birth…
By: Julie Gerstein / December 26, 2012

Couple Divorces Because Husband Won’t Reenact “50 Shades Of Grey”

Here's a ... unique ... reason for getting a divorce: a British couple's split has been prompted by the husband's unwillingness to reenact the sexy sex from the BDSM erotica novel, 50 Shades Of Grey.
By: Jessica Wakeman / November 12, 2012

Jerry Sandusky Sentenced To 30-60 Years In Prison

Jerry Sandusky has been sentenced to at least 30 years in prison in the child sexual abuse scandal that brought shame to Penn State and led to coach Joe Paterno's downfall. Sandusky, who apparently arrived in court this morning wearing a smile, was defiant about his conviction, saying, "They can take away my life, they ca…
By: Newser / October 9, 2012

The Pros And Cons Of Dating A Divorced Man

Two years ago, I met a gentleman I shall henceforth call James, because his name was, well, James. James and I had a first date for the books. It lasted a full 10 hours (we’d met up for coffee at 3 p.m. on a Saturday), and we discussed everything from the rudeness inherent to chronic…
By: Shoshanna Beren / October 3, 2012

Wait, What? Housework Equality Can Lead To Higher Divorce Rate

Couples who divvy up washing dishes, cleaning the laundry, and other house chores are more likely to get divorced than couples where the woman does the homemaking by herself, according to a Norwegian study of thousands of couples called Equality in the Home. In the study, which looked at 2007-08 data, researchers found that the 25…
By: Daley Quinn / October 2, 2012

Heidi Klum And Seal’s Divorce Gets Ugly

Heidi Klum's divorce from Seal seemed so very drama-free … at first. Now things are getting ugly, according to a report in Star magazine. First, Seal contested Heidi twice—first he fought her request for primary physical custody of their kids (he wants equal time), then he said she was wrong when she claimed no joint…
By: Newser / August 29, 2012

Married Women Drink More Than Married Men, Study Finds

New research has found that married women are drinking more than married men after tying the knot. Presented at the American Sociological Association meeting in Denver, the findings were derived from one long-term survey that provided information on more than 5,000 Wisconsin residents’ alcohol habits, gathered four times during a 47-year period. The research suggested that while…
By: Daley Quinn / August 23, 2012

Hitched: On The Fairy Tale Ending That Katie Holmes Will Not Have

What are you doing right now? Is it after noon? Actually, I don’t care if it is or not: go pour yourself a glass of something cold and boozy and join me in a toast to Katie Holmes, free woman. I don’t much keep up with celebrity goings-on, certainly not beyond the two-month-old U…
By: Andrea Grimes / July 11, 2012

Here Are TomKat Divorce Rumors That Have Us Practically Jumping On Oprah’s Couch

After watching Tom Cruise jump around on Oprah’s sofa like a complete dumbass, I think we all (well, some of us) knew his overly excessive enthusiasm for “falling in love” with Katie Holmes was a total hoax. While watching the…
By: Daley Quinn / July 2, 2012

Who Should Katie Holmes Date/Tom Cruise Hire Next?

Ding dong the alien husband is dead! Katie Holmes is free at last to roam the earth as a normal human woman again. Rejoice! Now that her marriage contract is up and she's announced that she's divorcing Tom, she's available to date normal human men again. She could pick up right where she left…
By: Ami Angelowicz / June 29, 2012

Hitched: Tales Of The Happily Divorced

Last week’s Hitched column was all about the “myth of the happily married woman,” challenging the idea that marriage is some kind of natural state of being for women, who are biologically and culturally destined to need a man to complete their happiness. Whether you believe in the Man Jesus or the Flying Spaghetti…
By: Andrea Grimes / June 20, 2012

Hitched: The Myth Of The Happily Married Woman

Wouldn’t you feel like shit, and wouldn’t I look like a jerk, if I sat around with this huge pile of adorable kittens and was all, “Oh man, my pile of adorable kittens is so great, I can’t get over how wonderful this pile of adorable kittens is, how can you not have a pile…
By: Andrea Grimes / June 13, 2012

Vatican Denounces Nun’s Book Supporting Gay Sex, Masturbation

The Vatican denounced an American nun, Sister Margaret A. Farley, on Monday for her theological teachings in support of same-sex relationships, remarriage after divorce and masturbation. In her awarding-winning 2006 book, Just Love: A Framework For Christian Sexual Ethics, Sister Farley writes that “masturbation … usually does not raise any moral questions at all.”…
By: Daley Quinn / June 5, 2012

Bizarre Love Triangle: Woman Sues Neiman Marcus Over Husband’s Shopping Spree

A Dallas-area man allegedly thought he could have his cake and eat it, too -- by purchasing more than a million dollars worth of gifts from Neiman Marcus for his wife and letting his mistress (who worked as a personal shopper at the department store) get the commission on the sale. Now Robert Tennison's wife…
By: Julie Gerstein / June 4, 2012

“Pregnant Man” Splits From Wife

The "Pregnant Man" is separating from his wife of nine years. "Like all marriages, we have our ups and downs, and we’re going through a rough patch right now," Thomas Beatie, 38, revealed on a taped CBS program. "At the moment, we're separated." Beatie, who was born Tracy Lagondino, has just finished up his final…
By: Newser / April 22, 2012

Girl Talk: I’m Glad My Boyfriend Is Divorced

Some women shy away from divorced guys, but I'm grateful my new boyfriend is divorced—or at least, on the way there (he is at the end of the process, in the final stages of paperwork). This is not a situation where someone says they're getting divorced but is really just having an affair. They've bee…
By: Rachel Kramer Bussel / April 5, 2012
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