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Co-Parenting, A Way to Make Divorce Easier on the Kids

People generally get married with the intention that they will stay together forever. They plan to find the perfect home in the perfect Georgia neighborhood, fill it with laughing children and live happily ever after. Real life is not a perfectly scripted fairytale and often things happen, people change and many marriages end in divorce for one reason or another. It can be a stressful time full of confusing emotions and instability.

Social Networking Sites: A Vast Source of Divorce Evidence

Social networks like MySpace, Twitter and Facebook have become widely used as a form of communication. What started as a teenage fad has spread to include users of all ages and from all walks of life. Users can create profile pages in which they can post pictures from their daily lives, share mass notifications of important updates in their personal lives or comment on a variety of current event issues across the nation.

Georgia's Domestic Violence Awareness Month: Protection Orders Are Shields

During the month of October football players wear hot pink gloves or shoes, the post office has special breast cancer stamps and coffee shops have hot pink sleeves covering their cups to remind people that October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. No color has been designated by the media to represent domestic violence, but it is important to remember that October is also Domestic Violence Awareness Month in Georgia and across the nation.

Daughters May Empower Moms to Leave Abusive Relationship

Divorce studies often show that married couples with first-born daughters are more likely to get divorced than couples who have had a first-born son. In fact, in a study done in 2003 at UC Berkeley, it was found that the risk of divorce was 5 percent higher with a first-born daughter than with a son, and it was 10 percent higher when the couple had three or more daughters.

Georgia Couple Defies Divorce Statistics

Whether or not you believe that divorce laws have made the process simpler or that it has become more socially acceptable, the fact is that divorce rates have increased in the past fifty years. As the divorce rates increase, so do the number of children who experience their parent's divorce.

Is Divorce Insurance a Good Idea?

If you drive a car, you probably have a car insurance policy. The same thing goes for homeowners. But most of us would not think about insurance for our marriage. The truth is that divorce is expensive. And the number of people who divorce each year is much higher than the number of people who lose their homes to disasters. But is getting divorce insurance a good idea?

Well-Paid Women Have Higher Divorce Rate

Everyone enters a marriage with certain expectations. For some, the expectation may be that the wife will stay home when the couple has children. Others expect that both spouses will contribute equally to the housework. When these kinds of expectations are not met, the relationship can become strained.

Woman Gets to Keep Home After Husband Stopped Payments

Judge Robert Flournoy, a Cobb Superior Court judge, ruled Friday that a Marietta woman gets to keep her house indefinitely. Her home was sold at foreclosure on July 6, which was the same day Wells Fargo Bank faxed her a pledge that the foreclosure would be postponed until September.

Do Parents of Girls Divorce More Than Parents of Boys?

The age old conversation on the relative merits of sons and daughters has been revived by Lisa Belkin, a writer for the Motherlode blog for The New York Times, and Anita E. Kelly, a Notre Dame psychology professor who writes on the Psychology Today website. The conversation is updated with new speculation on why parents of girls divorce more often than parents of boys.

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