Archive for December 2011

When It Comes To Marriage, Many More Say ‘I Don’t’ : NPR

Marriage — it's so last century. A new report finds that the share of all U.S. adults who are married has dropped to its lowest on record.

NPR reports that according to a new report at the Pugh Research Center, the share of all U.S. adults who are married has dropped to a record low of 51 percent.  Demographically, this is apparently putting us on track for the first time in history to have marriage lose its majority status in American life.

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When It Comes To Marriage, Many More Say ‘I Don’t’ : NPR.

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http://www.npr.org/player/v2/mediaPlayer.html?action=1&t=1&islist=false&id=143660764&m=143694850

 

What Children Of Divorce Do And Don’t Learn


Judith Wallerstei­n does an excellent job pointing out in this article on Huffington Post some of the important obstacles facing children of divorce. In my legal practice, I often observe that children have to grow up too quickly. They often become “parentifi­ed” in their relationsh­ips with their siblings and often even their parents. I think it is essential that divorcing parents do everything they can to shield their children from their conflict and to just let their children be kids.
Read the Article at HuffingtonPost