Modern Love Podcast: Only With Distance

After a horrible divorce, they managed to develop a fragile friendship in their 80s.

#dating-and-relationships, #divorce-separations-and-annulments, #love-emotion, #marriages

I Married the Wrong Person, and I’m So Glad I Did

I want to normalize significant periods of confusion, exhaustion, grief and unfulfillment in marriage.

#divorce-separations-and-annulments, #internal-sub-only-nl, #love-emotion, #marriages, #waite-linda-j

A Duchess Brought Low by ‘A Very British Scandal’

In a new show on Prime Video, Claire Foy plays a British aristocrat whose sex life became the subject of salacious tabloid stories in the 1960s.

#a-very-british-scandal-tv-program, #amazon-com-inc, #british-broadcasting-corp, #divorce-separations-and-annulments, #foy-claire-1984, #high-society-and-socialites, #margaret-duchess-of-argyll, #newspapers, #television

When Financial Cheating Hurts Your Retirement Plan

Financial infidelity destroys trust. It can deliver a serious blow to your post-career planning, too.

#401k-403b-and-457-plans, #content-type-service, #credit-and-debt, #credit-cards, #divorce-separations-and-annulments, #marriages, #personal-bankruptcies, #personal-finances, #retirement

Closing Up Shop on a Marriage

When the last thing you share is your pharmacy rewards account.

#divorce-separations-and-annulments, #duane-reade-drugstores, #love-emotion, #marriages

How to Make Kids Feel At Home in Both Homes After a Divorce 

When parents go their separate ways in a divorce, children are torn between two places — both should feel like home.

#content-type-service, #divorce-separations-and-annulments, #parenting, #real-estate-and-housing-residential

Separated but Under the Same Roof

Some couples who’ve ended their marriages are finding common ground right at home.

#dating-and-relationships, #divorce-separations-and-annulments, #families-and-family-life, #marriages, #parenting, #real-estate-and-housing-residential, #single-parents, #single-persons

The Dentist Who Treated My Divorce

When in pain, it helps to know someone who has experience treating it.

#divorce-separations-and-annulments, #love-emotion, #marriages, #teeth-and-dentistry

China’s Divorce Rate Is Down, but So Are Marriages

While officials say a new law has helped save marriages, the bigger challenge in the country’s demographic crisis is that fewer people are getting married in the first place.

#birth-rates, #china, #communist-party-of-china, #divorce-separations-and-annulments, #domestic-violence, #marriages, #politics-and-government, #population, #weddings-and-engagements

Ex-Wife of Eric Greitens, Missouri Senate Candidate, Accuses Him 

Sheena Greitens said in an affidavit that her former husband, Eric Greitens, knocked her down during an argument in 2018. Mr. Greitens, a former governor of Missouri, denied the accusation.

#child-custody-and-support, #divorce-separations-and-annulments, #domestic-violence, #elections-senate, #greitens-eric, #missouri, #politics-and-government, #republican-party, #threats-and-threatening-messages, #united-states-politics-and-government

Divorcing Couples Fight Over the Kids, the House and Now the Crypto

Dividing the family’s Bitcoin stash has become a major source of contention in divorce cases.

#bitcoin-currency, #computers-and-the-internet, #divorce-separations-and-annulments, #forensic-science, #francis-desouza, #suits-and-litigation-civil, #virtual-currency

Divorce Is Hard. Here’s How You Can Help Those Going Through One.

From grand gestures to small acts of kindness, there are several ways to show your support.

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Our Kinder, Gentler, Nobody-Moves-Out Divorce

When the end of a marriage means living on separate floors of the same house.

#children-and-childhood, #dating-and-relationships, #divorce-separations-and-annulments, #love-emotion

Talking to Voters From Both Parties

Readers are upset that Republicans in one of the focus groups still believe that the election was stolen. Also: Vaccine mandates; marriage and divorce.

#democratic-party, #divorce-separations-and-annulments, #marriages, #polls-and-public-opinion, #presidential-election-of-2020, #republican-party, #supreme-court-us, #united-states-politics-and-government, #vaccination-and-immunization

What Does Marriage Ask Us to Give Up?

More and more Americans are single, living lives of hard-won independence.

#di-prima-diane, #divorce-separations-and-annulments, #families-and-family-life, #marriages, #parenting

April Ashley, London Socialite and Transgender Pioneer, Dies at 86

She modeled for Vogue, partied with John Lennon and Mick Jagger, and married into minor nobility, all while fighting for legal recognition of her gender.

#ashley-april-1935-2021, #deaths-obituaries, #divorce-separations-and-annulments, #high-society-and-socialites, #london-england, #models-professional, #transgender-and-transsexuals, #women-and-girls

How to Get Through the Holidays After Loss

If you’re struggling during the festive season, you’re not alone.

#christmas, #divorce-separations-and-annulments, #holidays-and-special-occasions, #travel-and-vacations, #widows-and-widowers

The Paradox of Alimony for Men

The Supreme Court ruled that alimony is gender neutral in 1979. But, to some, women having to dole out spousal support still comes as a shock.

#alimony, #child-custody-and-support, #divorce-separations-and-annulments, #marriages

How to Prepare for the Holidays After a Divorce

The coming season can be brutal for families going through a difficult time. One single mom offers her holiday-survival plan.

#content-type-service, #divorce-separations-and-annulments, #halloween, #holidays-and-special-occasions, #parenting, #thanksgiving-day

In China, Abducting Children in a Bid to Gain Custody

For years, thousands of children in China have been taken and hidden. The practice rose along with the nation’s divorce rate. A new law aims to curb the practice.

#child-custody-and-support, #china, #divorce-separations-and-annulments, #kidnapping-and-hostages, #parenting

Can a Good-Enough Marriage Make for a Great Divorce?

In continuing to share a home, along with our teenage kids, my ex and I have found true partnership.

#dating-and-relationships, #divorce-separations-and-annulments, #marriages

We Wanted to Split Up. OkCupid Had Other Ideas.

Did we really want to throw away 98 percent compatibility?

#dating-and-relationships, #divorce-separations-and-annulments, #love-emotion, #marriages, #online-dating

Divorce Can Be an Act of Radical Self-Love

I didn’t divorce my husband because I didn’t love him. I divorced my husband because I loved myself more.

#careers-and-professions, #divorce-separations-and-annulments, #marriages, #parenting

Driving the Stake Through Emotional Vampires

How a visit to a love shaman helped put an end to draining relationships.

#alternative-and-complementary-medicine, #dating-and-relationships, #divorce-separations-and-annulments, #love-emotion, #vampires

As Courts Reopen, Divorce Filings Are on the Rise

Whether the pandemic caused new problems or amplified old ones, divorce cases have family lawyers and judges busier than ever.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #divorce-separations-and-annulments, #marriages, #suits-and-litigation-civil

Divorce Stinks, But It Could Be Your Superpower

A divorced mother of two finds a new sense of pride in learning how to manage a home and much more, on her own.

#divorce-separations-and-annulments, #marriages

When to Collect Social Security: Why You Should Wait

More details on why experts advise to wait to claim benefits and on benefits for divorced spouses.

#age-chronological, #content-type-service, #divorce-separations-and-annulments, #income-tax, #individual-retirement-accounts, #kotlikoff-laurence-j, #labor-and-jobs, #pensions-and-retirement-plans, #personal-finances, #retirement, #social-security-us, #wages-and-salaries, #widows-and-widowers

Who Gets the L.L.C.? Inside a Silicon Valley Billionaire’s Divorce.

A couple are heading to court to decide who is entitled to a fortune, started in the earliest days of Google, that includes valuable California real estate and stock holdings.

#allison-huynh, #alphabet-inc, #computers-and-the-internet, #divorce-separations-and-annulments, #google-inc, #marriages, #scott-hassan

Some People Flip Real Estate. I Flip Men.

Give me a fixer-upper and I’ll turn him into someone desirable — for someone else.

#dating-and-relationships, #divorce-separations-and-annulments, #love-emotion

Women and Social Security: How to Get the Biggest Check

Women tend to live longer than men, so they need as much retirement income as possible. Whether you’re 30 or 60, here’s what you need to know.

#content-type-service, #divorce-separations-and-annulments, #elderly, #income, #longevity, #retirement, #social-security-us, #social-security-administration, #widows-and-widowers, #women-and-girls

The Fallout of Bill and Melinda Gates

The collapse of the world’s most philanthropic marriage makes us take a hard look at the image the couple tried to project. 

#divorce-separations-and-annulments, #epstein-jeffrey-e-1953, #gates-bill, #gates-bill-and-melinda-foundation, #gates-melinda, #marriages, #microsoft-corp, #winfrey-oprah

They Grew Apart, Then Became Close Again

Trent and Denise Montagu never stopped caring for each other after their divorce. “I didn’t ever stop loving Trent,” she said “I stopped wanting to be in marriage with him, which is different.”

#dating-and-relationships, #divorce-separations-and-annulments, #marriages

Bill Gates Had Reputation for Questionable Behavior Before Divorce

Melinda French Gates voiced concerns about her husband’s relationship with Jeffrey Epstein and a harassment claim against his money manager.

#divorce-separations-and-annulments, #epstein-jeffrey-e-1953, #gates-bill, #gates-bill-and-melinda-foundation, #gates-melinda, #microsoft-corp, #sexual-harassment, #workplace-environment

The Separate Worlds of Bill and Melinda Gates

They built an empire that was essential in the pandemic. Now, their impending divorce makes personal a shift that confidants say was well underway in their philanthropic roles.

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What the Gates Divorce Means for the Gates Foundation

The end of one marriage has implications for the 1,600 staff members who direct $5 billion in annual grants to 135 countries.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #divorce-separations-and-annulments, #gates-bill, #gates-bill-and-melinda-foundation, #gates-melinda, #microsoft-corp, #philanthropy

Bill and Melinda Gates’ Divorce Has a Lot at Stake

The split of Bill and Melinda Gates raises questions about the fate of their vast fortune.

#apollo-global-management, #berkshire-hathaway-inc, #divorce-separations-and-annulments, #gates-bill, #gates-bill-and-melinda-foundation, #gates-melinda, #mergers-acquisitions-and-divestitures, #philanthropy, #private-equity

The Lockdown Gave My Parents a Honeymoon Do-Over

No longer a willful preteen, she saw her stepfather in a new light: as a great fit for her mother.

#children-and-childhood, #divorce-separations-and-annulments, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #weddings-and-engagements

Who is Kim Kardashian’s Divorce Lawyer?

A Hollywood divorce lawyer with lots of practice.

#divorce-separations-and-annulments, #kardashian-kim, #wasser-laura-a, #west-kanye

The race for mayor is still wide open

Only two New York City candidates garnered double-digit support in a poll of Democrats. A crowded field and the pandemic are complications.

#adams-eric-l, #divorce-separations-and-annulments, #elections-mayors, #new-york-city, #yang-andrew-1975

MacKenzie Scott, a Philanthropist and Ex-Wife of Jeff Bezos, Remarries

Her new husband, Dan Jewett, is a high school science teacher. He has pledged to work with her in giving away much of her billions.

#amazon-com-inc, #bezos-jeffrey-p, #content-type-personal-profile, #divorce-separations-and-annulments, #gifts, #giving-pledge-the, #high-net-worth-individuals, #marriages, #philanthropy, #scott-mackenzie, #seattle-wash

Modern Love: My Parents’ Divorce and That Two-House, Duffel-Bag Life

When my parents divorced, I lost the link that held our family together. And then I found it.

#divorce-separations-and-annulments, #families-and-family-life, #love-emotion

China Tried to Slow Divorces by Making Couples Wait. Instead, They Rushed.

A new rule requiring a cooling-off period before a divorce could be granted led to an outcry, as well as a surge of applications to beat the deadline.

#china, #divorce-separations-and-annulments, #domestic-violence, #marriages, #social-conditions-and-trends, #womens-rights

Husband Must Pay Wife $7,700 for Years of Housework, Chinese Court Rules

Some in China hailed the divorce court case as a breakthrough, but many noted that full-time nannies are paid far more.

#china, #divorce-separations-and-annulments, #women-and-girls, #womens-rights

Want a Divorce? Try Cameo to Break the News

After a series of viral pranks, the celebrity-driven video shout-out app has become the unexpected home for breakup announcements.

#celebrities, #dating-and-relationships, #divorce-separations-and-annulments, #social-media, #video-recordings-downloads-and-streaming

It’s Mother vs. Son in Britain’s Priciest Divorce War

Tatiana Akhmedova is trying to recoup part of a $615 million judgment owed by her ex-husband by suing her elder child, who she says has been shielding his father’s assets.

#akhmedov-farkhad, #akhmedov-temur, #akhmedova-tatiana, #burford-capital-llc, #divorce-separations-and-annulments, #great-britain, #high-net-worth-individuals, #northgas-cjsc, #russia, #suits-and-litigation-civil

The Modern Love Podcast: 10 Episodes to Binge Through the Holidays

2020 has been a year of isolation and grief, but there’s always room for love.

#dating-and-relationships, #divorce-separations-and-annulments, #holidays-and-special-occasions, #jones-daniel-1962, #lee-miya, #love-emotion, #marriages, #podcasts

Modern Love Podcast: What the Silence Said

Two marriages dissolve without a sound.

#colorado, #dating-and-relationships, #divorce-separations-and-annulments, #love-emotion, #marriages

If It’s Fiction, Can It Be an Invasion of Privacy?

Emmanuel Carrère’s latest novel, “Yoga,” has stoked debate in France after the author’s ex-wife, Hélène Devynck, accused him of writing about her without her consent.

#books-and-literature, #carrere-emmanuel, #dating-and-relationships, #devynck-helene, #divorce-separations-and-annulments, #france, #privacy, #writing-and-writers, #yoga-book

When Co-Parents Clash in a Pandemic

Divorced and separated parents struggle to mediate disagreements on their own.

#child-custody-and-support, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #divorce-separations-and-annulments, #parenting

U.A.E. Changes Laws to Attract Foreign Tourists and Investment

The United Arab Emirates is abolishing lenient sentences for so-called honor killings, loosening alcohol restrictions and lessening the sway of Islamic law over foreigners.

#abu-dhabi-united-arab-emirates, #adultery, #alcoholic-beverages, #divorce-separations-and-annulments, #dubai-united-arab-emirates, #foreign-investments, #israel, #muslims-and-islam, #sex-crimes, #sexual-harassment, #shariah-islamic-law, #united-arab-emirates, #wills-and-estates, #women-and-girls, #womens-rights