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.
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.
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.