We all know that good communication in marriage is important. We also know that bad (or non-existent!) communication in marriage eventually leads to divorce. Why is it then that if we know we SHOULD talk to our spouse, so many couples don’t? (Or they don’t do it well.) What Causes Lack of … Read more about Communication in Marriage: 3 Steps to a Healthier Relationship
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You don’t talk anymore – not about anything real, anyway. You tell yourself it doesn’t matter. Or, you convince yourself that you’re just tired. But somewhere, deep down, your heart knows the truth. You’re in a loveless marriage. What is a Loveless Marriage? A loveless marriage, by definition, is … Read more about Loveless Marriage v. Divorce: Which Do You Have and What Do You Do?
Surviving infidelity. You never thought those words would apply to you. When you first find out that your spouse has been having an affair, “survival” in any sense of the word seems questionable. At least, that’s how it feels. You can’t eat. You can’t sleep. All you want to do is lay in bed … Read more about Surviving Infidelity – Practical Steps To Heal the Hurt and Move On
What do you do when your marriage is trouble? If you’re like most people, you look for help. Yet, the last person most people would ever go to for marriage advice is a divorce lawyer. That’s not surprising. Divorce lawyers are generally in the business of ending marriages, not saving them. But … Read more about Surprising Marriage Advice from a Divorce Lawyer
The day you discover that your spouse cheated is like the day you watched airplanes fly into the twin towers. It's your own, personal 9/11. From that day on, nothing is the same. Yet, as painful as it is, your spouse’s cheating does not necessarily mean your marriage is over. Your spouse’s behavior … Read more about Help! My Spouse Cheated! 10 Steps for Dealing with Infidelity
While people divorce for many reasons, two key factors that cause marriages to fail are lack of communication and money. Surprisingly, a recent study found that, even though 72% of married couples believed that they communicated well, and an even higher percentage believed they could talk to their … Read more about Why Knowing Your Family Finances is Important in Marriage
No one ever questions whether I believe in divorce. I’m a divorce lawyer. Divorce is my job. It’s how I make money. Of course I believe in divorce! Or, at least that’s what most people think. The truth, though, is not that simple. When I was young I believed, as most young girls do, in true love. … Read more about Do You Believe in Divorce?
Florida Attorney Paul Rampell recently set off a storm of controversy when he proposed a new way to get married. Its called a "wedlease." The idea is fairly simple. Instead of entering into a traditional marriage, which, at least theoretically, involves a lifetime commitment, people could choose to … Read more about Wedlease v. Wedlock. What Will They Think of Next?