Posts tagged "divorce"

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 kids is “o…

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 is that, divorce aside, "Jon & Kate…

By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / June 23, 2009

What We Think Jon And Kate’s Announcement Will Be

By now, you've probably seen the promo for tonight's "special episode" of "Jon & Kate Plus 8" approximately 98 times. If you're one who likes to jump to conclusions, you're probably assuming that the big announcement the commercial teases is that Jon and Kate are getting divorced. But I'm not so convinced—they'll probably drag out…

By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / June 22, 2009

Man Demands To Know Why His Ex-Wife Finally Grew Her Hair Long

Cary Tennis, Salon's resident advice columnist, answers a rather ridunculous letter in his column today. A man writes in that when they were married, his first wife always wore her hair short despite years of him asking her to grow it long, and she bit her fingernails, too, a habit he says "annoyed" him. Since…

By: Wendy Atterberry / June 19, 2009

New Marriage Stats Get Us Down, Then Pick Us Right Back Up

Did you know that over half of married women regret walking down the aisle with their husbands? If you said yes, well, then you know some disgruntled peeps. Just kidding! According to a recent survey of 35,000 women, happily ever after is only for the movies. Duh. While most women admitted they didn’t believe i…

By: Simcha / June 18, 2009

It’s My Divorce Party And I Will Wear A Wedding Dress If I Want To

Not to rain on our own bridal bonanza parade, but not all marriages end happily ever after. While there is no "right" way to handle a divorce, Brit Jo Wallace can't be accused of moping. Rather than skulk around her house after her three-year marriage ended, Jo threw a divorce party. Sure a divorce party…

By: Ali Jawin / June 6, 2009

Why It Pays For Pilots To Get Divorced

As if there weren’t enough reasons to get divorced already, several crafty Continental Airline pilots have found yet another golden one – big money! Evidently, a loophole in a law that says divorced pilots can receive their retirement funds before they retire. So, nine genius pilots—seven men and two women—got their sidekick spouses to sign

By: Ami Angelowicz / May 28, 2009

Quickies!: Frowny Faces More Likely To Get Divorced

The less a person smiles, the more likely they are to get divorced. [Economist] -- Great. :( Oops! I take it back! The hottest professors on this list are actually effing hot. [Lemondrop] Same-sex marriage is on its way to being legal in Maine and Washington, D.C. [Bangor Daily News and MSNBC] Jason Wu's apartment…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / May 5, 2009

Mel Gibson’s Billion-Dollar Divorce

After 28 years of marriage and seven kids, Mel Gibson's wife Robyn filed for divorce Monday in California. With no pre-nup in sight, Mel may have to pony up half his fortune to his soon-to-be ex—more than FIVE HUNDRED MILLION DOLLARS. [People] — Um, how do you say "$h*@!" in Yucatec?

By: Alex Leo / April 15, 2009

My Son And I Are Dating My Boyfriend

I waited five months before introducing my boyfriend, Andy, to my 3-year-old son. All the books and advice givers, including my therapist, suggested we meet at a public place; I chose the Children's Museum of Manhattan and invited my mother to come along as a buffer.

By: YourTango.com / April 7, 2009

Woman Divorces Husband For Cleaning. Huh?

A German woman has divorced her husband because she was pissed he's always drunk mean cheating cleaning. Um, we're moving to Germany?

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / April 6, 2009

Who Gets The Dog After A Divorce?

Pet custody battles are becoming more and more common. When married pet owners divorce, the animal they shared often finds itself at the center of their split. Monthly support payments, visitation rights, restraining orders, custody battles, and legal fees: Sounds like the usual bitter divorce battle, right? Not so fast. This time Kramer v. Kramer…

By: DivineCaroline.com / March 20, 2009

Quickies!: Amber Rose Reins It In

Amber Rose totally toned it down for the Metropolitan Opera's Gala. But so did Kanye. And Annika thinks Kanye controls everything Amber does so... [DListed] A woman from Las Vegas won the U.S. Pole Dancing Championship and will be representing our country at the elite Miss Pole Dance Australia 2009 competition later this year. [Gothamist]…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / March 16, 2009

A Strained Marriage Is Bad For A Woman’s Health

We've all seen the commercial that asks, "Where does depression hurt?" And anyone who's been depressed knows that it hurts everywhere. But did you know that depression can damage the physical health of a woman more than a man?

By: Annika Harris / March 10, 2009

Facebook Is A Double-Edged Sword

Some Average Joe ending his marriage isn't newsworthy. Similarly, someone changing their Facebook status isn't remarkable. But when these two events combine, we take notice, especially when the wife is unaware her marriage is over, and dozens of others find out before she does. One day, Neil Brady of Lancashire, England updated his Facebook statu…

By: Annika Harris / February 12, 2009

When It Comes To Marriage And Divorce, Gay People Are Like Everyone Else

A lesbian couple that was the public face of the same-sex marriage debate in Massachusetts is ending their marriage after four years. Julie and Hillary Goodridge, along with six other gay couples, filed a lawsuit that led Massachusetts becoming the first state in the U.S. to legalize same-sex marriage. The couple, together for nearly two…

By: Annika Harris / February 4, 2009

Cheating For The Kids

I thought I had heard every excuse for cheating -- it's payback, my needs aren't being met, I was drunk, etc. -- but this excuse takes the cake. A woman revealed to an acquaintance that she is cheating for her kids. Yep, you read that right. She's not planning on staying in her marriage, so…

By: Annika Harris / February 3, 2009

Put A Fork In It: Marriage Is Dying

And I'm not just declaring it so because I'm no longer getting married and am bitter in some way. No, marriage is dying because the studies say so. According to new census figures analyzed by The New York Times, married couples, whose numbers have been declining for decades, have finally slipped into the minority. So…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / January 26, 2009

Does Parental Alienation Syndrome Exist?

Remember when Alec Baldwin railed against his then-11-year-old daughter, Ireland, in that now infamous voicemail message? Well, he claims he was suffering from Parental Alienation Syndrome (PAS) and has written a memoir, A Promise to Ourselves, about his devastating divorce and child custody battle with Kim Basinger. But what exactly is PAS and why i…

By: Annika Harris / January 1, 2009

Happy 2009: Get A Divorce!

New Years can inspire many things. Like a fresh start and sticking to your resolutions. But for some, one of those resolutions is ditching your spouse. According to lawyers in the UK, January is the most popular month for couples to split up. Divorce attorneys say January is the busiest month for divorce filings. Thi…

By: Persia Ali / January 1, 2009
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