Posts tagged "divorce"

Today’s Lady News: California Prankster Tries To Ban Divorce To Save “Traditional Marriage”

"Saturday Night Live" has hired another female writer! Jessi Klein is the third person with a vagina (not including performers) to grace the current "SNL" writing team. [The Wrap]—Could it be that Klein was hired in response to criticism by former "Letterman" writer Nell Scovell, who complained in Vanity Fair about…
By: Jessica Wakeman / December 1, 2009

Factors In Making Love Last (Or Not)

A wacky new study called "What's Love Got To Do With It?" followed 2,500 couples who are married or have lived together for at least six years and discovered there are, gasp, lots of factors that lead to the success (or failure) of a relationship besides just falling in or out of love.
By: Wendy Atterberry / November 17, 2009

Would You Attend A Divorce Fair?

Paris, the city of l'amour, saw its first ever Divorce, Separation and Bereavement Fair over the weekend. Attendees learned about solutions for easing the pain of separation, including financial and legal counseling, life coaching, seduction tips, and cellulite removal methods (because that's the first thing on the mind of a divorcée). They could even hire…
By: Annika Harris / November 12, 2009

David Archuleta’s Dad Likes Hookers, And Other Fun Info We’ve Learned From Divorce Papers!

No matter how old you are, it must suck to find out your parents are getting divorced. And it must suck even more for Radar Online to get a hold of your parents' divorce papers, and reveal that part of the reason for said divorce is because your dad was arrested in a…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / October 17, 2009

The YouTube Wife Is Back And This Time In A Music Video!

Do you remember Tricia Walsh Smith, aka the "YouTube Wife"? Last year, she made a video rant (relive the glory, after the jump) about her husband that went viral, probably because she talked about their sexless marriage and called him out on his porn stashes. Tricia's husband is the wealthy New York president of the…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / October 5, 2009

Newsflash: Jon Gosselin Desperately Trying To Stall Divorce From Kate

Stop the divorce presses! We've heard via Popeater that Jon Gosselin has had a change of heart and now no longer wants to divorce Kate, who just a few weeks ago he accused of verbally abusing him and said he "despised." Jon's lawyer has put in a request that the divorce be…
By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / September 29, 2009

Dark Jewelry For Divorcées

London jewelry designer Gisèle Ganne has created a line of divorce jewelry, because people who are giddy with love shouldn't be the only ones allowed to wear a nice-looking ring. "I use union and marriage symbols and subvert them to show the inevitability of the breakup, but also show that from these…
By: Catherine Strawn / September 7, 2009

YouTube Wedding Dance Couple Gets Divorced (Kind Of)

We thought they’d last “Forever” after a viral video of a bride and groom dancing down the aisle hit YouTube. But, alas, a new video has surfaced with the couple in divorce court. Well, not really, but a production company wanted to continue the fun and choreographed a divorce parody version of the…
By: Daniela Guernica / August 4, 2009

Could You Ever Get Past Hearing “I Don’t Love You Anymore?”

One of the big bombshells my ex dropped the day he decided he needed a break was, "I don't know that we're in love anymore." I didn't buy it. I was in love and I was certain he was too. He was confused, he needed space, and I was going to give it to him,…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / August 3, 2009

Star Couplings: Ali Larter Weds!

Ali Larter and Hayes MacArthur were wed at his family's estate in Kennebunkport, ME, on Saturday. [People] -- That's fabulous! There's something I always liked about Ali. Survivor and The Amazing Race's Rob Mariano and Amber Brkich welcomed a baby girl this weekend. [People] Mark Wahlberg married the mother…
By: Annika Harris / August 3, 2009

Wuh-Woh. Cue The Sarah And Todd Palin Divorce Rumors!

We've never heard of this website AlaskaReport.com, so when they posted on Saturday that Sarah and Todd Palin were on the train bound for Divorceville, we didn't know what to think. The site claimed that marriage issues were what led Sarah to make her abrupt exit as governor, and that Alaska's first…
By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / August 3, 2009

How I Became A Divorced Virgin

I was twenty-nine, single again after a five-year marriage, and a virgin. When I met my now ex-husband Mike, I had just turned 21. We met at small Catholic liberal arts college, and even though I no longer believed in Jesus, the Saints, the Bible, God, really any of that. I was a virgin then,…
By: YourTango.com / July 29, 2009

Divorce Effs Up Your Health

The stress of going through a divorce looks like it takes a huge toll on your health. Divorced people are 20 percent more likely to have chronic health conditions like cancer and heart disease than people who’ve tied the knot and kept it tied. But if you think getting remarried is the best medicine, you’re…
By: Nikki Dowling / July 28, 2009

The Recession Is Wreaking Havoc On American Relationships

Compared with the rest of the Western World, American relationships and marriages are suffering the most during the recession, according to a recent international poll. Almost 30 percent of Americans said the recession has caused stress and strain in their relationships -- or completely ruined them. However, only 23 percent of Canadians,…
By: Annika Harris / July 28, 2009

Marriage Is Changing, Whether It’s For Better Or For Worse

While many fear that America is falling out of the marriage habit, and that, these days, all is bad in love and more, new stats show otherwise. Supposedly, 86% of women marry by age forty. This says something, considering that a 20-year-old article in Newsweek declared that “a 40-year-old single woma…
By: Carrie Wasterlain / July 17, 2009

Marie Claire Profiles Three Mothers Without Child Custody

A recent article in Marie Claire magazine narrates the stories of three divorced mothers who gave up custody of their children—Maria Housden left her girls to their father in order to recover from the death of one of her daughters, Elle Hull decided to leave her kids with her ex-husband so that she…
By: Carrie Wasterlain / July 15, 2009

Would The World Be A Better Place Without Divorce?

Coming from a divorced family, I have spent my life questioning the idea of a life-long commitment. Most of the adults I know have been divorced at least once, and of the couples who are still married, most of them (along with their kids) appear miserable. And so, while I would love to find a…
By: Anonymous / July 14, 2009

Yet Another Kate Gosselin Project Postponed

Seems like everything Kate Gosselin tries to do these days falls through. The woman is getting divorced, "Jon & Kate Plus 8" is postponed, the release date for her cookbook/family advice book, Love Is In The Mix: Making Meals Into Memories, was pushed back, and now mama Kate’s new clothing line for kid…
By: Daniela Guernica / July 2, 2009

Jon & Kate Plus 8: A Perspective On Why The Show Should Go On

The divorce papers have been filed. The announcement has been made. After 10 years of marriage, eight kids, months of speculation, and an dizzying number of tabloid covers, Jon and Kate Gosselin of "Jon & Kate Plus 8" are officially dunzo. No surprise there. But what is surprising i…
By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / June 23, 2009
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