Monthly Archives: December 2007

Divorce and debt

Divorced men and women were 2 to 3 percent more likely to have defaulted on debt than married-couple households. Sample or Data Description Data came from the 1991 – 1996 Panel Study of Income Dynamics (PSID), a nationally representative survey American households (N = 5,691 households). Source “Gender Differences in Debt Repayment Problems After Divorce” […]

The effects of divorce in America

The Effects of Divorce on America by Patrick F. Fagan and Robert E. Rector Backgrounder #1373 Each year, over 1 million American children suffer the divorce of their parents; moreover, half of the children born this year to parents who are married will see their parents divorce before they turn 18. Mounting evidence in social […]

Divorce in the family

The two most damaging blows that can occur to a family are divorce and death of a parent. Everyone involved in a divorce suffers. Remember, parents get divorced, children don’t! And yet it’s just as hard for the children if not harder than for the parents. Almost one out of every two marriages today ends […]

More women initiate later-in-life divorce but both sexes reap benefits in the bedroom

Ready to be intimate again? Find out by taking the Fisher Divorce Adjustment Scale at  Disputing many long-held assumptions about mid and late-life divorce, a new survey conducted for AARP The Magazine, found that 66 percent of women claimed to have initiated their split. It’s one of many striking revelations from “The Divorce Experience: A Study […]

Beyond divorce – New Year’s resolutions for life After divorce

Resolve to Rebuild When Your Relationship Ends. For more information, visit  Divorce brings new fears, feelings and frets. As the new year approaches, don’t let it pass you by. New Year’s resolutions are famous this time of year, so why not focus on making the most of this time of year and choose a worthwhile resolution. […]

Christmas stress and New Year’s hope result in divorce inquiries

A recent survey found that up to one in five couples inquire about divorce after the strains of Christmas push relationships to a new low. The enforced intimacy of the holiday, coupled with a fresh start of a new year, is prompting the inquiries, according to the survey of 100 law firms for the information […]

Four steps to building your child’s self-esteem

Depleted self-regard is becoming an epidemic especially for children. Children from divorced families often times blame themselves for the divorce, which lowers their self-esteem. Children and divorce ebook is designed to help parents to help their children. An additional way to help your children’s self esteem is through the game Reach for the Stars. As […]

Overcoming Depression after a Divorce

If your wife comes home from work one night and tells you she’s met somebody else, she no longer loves you, she wants a divorce as soon as possible, and there’s a moving truck waiting outside to take half of your furniture to her new apartment, you’re bound to be more than a little shaken […]

Impact of loss of relationships

    How are you being impacted? Find out by taking the Fisher Divorce Adjustment Scale at Clearly relationships with others are important to us as human beings. Having successful intimate relationships takes on added significance during our “college” years when we are between the ages of 17 and 30, have “left” our families, and […]

Beat the post-divorce blues

  It’s normal to be depressed after the end of a relationship. What’s not normal is giving up on having a social life at all, not getting out of bed in the morning, or living the life of a recluse. While it’s important to honor the grief process, it’s crucial that you keep the blues […]