December 2020 / 15 posts found

The Root of All Causes of Divorce: Resentment

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There are so many different causes of divorce. Some of the biggies I hear are cheating, substance abuse, growing apart and not getting along. But, I believe that all causes of divorce are symptoms of a much larger “root.” What is that root? Resentment. Every single couple on earth, from the happiest to the most miserable has some resentment. It starts the day we meet our spouse and continues through until the day one of the people dies (maybe even after.) Resentment is impossible not to have, if you think about it. Little things about our spouse bug us, (that’s […]

‘Controlling’ husband guilty of murdering wife over £10,000 divorce settlement

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Michael Reader has been found guilty of the ‘cold, calculated’ murder of his estranged wife Marion Price (Picture: SWNS) A ‘manipulative and controlling’ husband has been found guilty of murdering his estranged wife in a drive-by shooting after he was ordered to pay her a £10,000 divorce settlement. Michael Reader, 70, blasted Marion Price, 63, with a shotgun as she sat in her Vauxhall Corsa outside her home in the village of Earls Barton, Northamptonshire, on December 15 last year. Jurors heard the ‘money-obsessed’ pensioner ‘bitterly resented’ being ordered to hand over the cash and spent months tracking her movements […]

Study Gauges Mental, Physical Toll of Divorce – WebMD

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Video: Living Day-to-Day With Bipolar By Amy Norton HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Dec. 4, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Couples going through a divorce may see their mental well-being deteriorate — especially if they are having angry exchanges and other conflicts, a new study shows. The findings are no surprise, experts said. But the study appears to be the first to capture how married people fare in the midst of a split, rather than after a period of separation. And overall, both men and women reported poorer physical and mental health than the norm for […]

Lockdown fuels rise in Scottish family law disputes – The Scotsman

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NewsPeople Family lawyers have seen a significant increase in the number of disputes over childcare arrangements for separated parents since the pandemic began, with Christmas set to be a touchpaper for increased family conflict. Sunday, 15th November 2020, 7:00 am There has been an increase in disputes over child access arrangements over lockdown. Law firm Lindsays said the number of child contact dispute enquiries it had received so far this year had risen by 13 per cent and it expects problems to increase further due to confusion and stress over holiday arrangements during the festive period. Lawyers have been forced […]

Why Divorce Is The Best Option Instead Of Staying In A Failing Marriage

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When filing for divorce with your lawyer is imminent, it’s understandable that one would feel overwhelmed by the negative aspects of the entire process. How will I possibly get by living on my own again? How will this impact the kids? Am I doomed to be alone for the rest of my life? Some people choose to stay in an unhappy – or even downright miserable – marriage rather than face the uncertainties that come with a divorce. For the majority of the populous, there is a general assumption or belief that marriage is a wonderful and satisfying experience. But […]