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Category: Marriage

Divorce Rate Plunges to New 35 Year Low

Divorce Rate Plunges to New 35 Year Low

US Divorce Rate Continues to Decline In a bit of positive news, the US divorce rate has continued its steady decline over the past few years to reach a new 35 year low. Its easy to jump to conclusions in regards to this data, as there are many different contributing factors, but it is an extremely […]

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Staying for the Sake of the Kids

Staying for the Sake of the Kids

There are many couples who only stay married because of their children. The effects of divorce on children are widely known. It can cause distress, anxiety, and even depression to the kids. Even if the marriage no longer works out, many loving parents choose their children first. Let’s try and navigate the two scenarios: Staying […]

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How to Divide Expenses at Home when Both of You are Working

How to Divide Expenses at Home when Both of You are Working

If there’s one thing that ruins relationships, it’s money. That’s simply one of the first things couples—whether married or not—talk about when they start living together. It’s always a case of “who will pay for what,” and finding the right balance for the both of you. Are you moving in with your partner soon? Then […]

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Considering Couples Counseling

Considering Couples Counseling

Is it still worth it or is it time to let go and get a divorce? Here are some signs that maybe it’s a good idea to go counseling first.  You can usually talk it out If you and your partner rarely argues and can usually fix things with a conversation, it’s probably a good […]

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Some Bad Habits that Can Lead to Divorce

Some Bad Habits that Can Lead to Divorce

If you’ve ever been in a relationship that came to an end, you very well know that the reasons for the break up may not be so obvious. While it’s easy to put the blame on one person, it usually takes two to tango. It’s difficult to notice our own mistakes because it’s deeply ingrained […]

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Religious Disputes Between Parents

Religious Disputes Between Parents

In this day and age, there are now more couples with different religious beliefs that are getting married. However, the downside is deciding which beliefs their children should follow. Yes, your child has the right to choose when he or she comes of age. However, parents have to decide for their children until then. The […]

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Texas Law Regarding Incest

Texas Law Regarding Incest

What is Incest? A relationship is incestuous if people related by blood or adoption are in an intimate, sexual relationship. Is it a Crime? Yes, it is. In the United States, incestuous relations are generally considered a crime that is punishable by law. Incestuous marriages are illegal in all the states of the United States. […]

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The Fate that Awaits Your Pet in a Texas Divorce

The Fate that Awaits Your Pet in a Texas Divorce

It goes without saying that a divorce comes with many considerations and if you have pets in a Texas divorce , you might be worried about their fate. One of the most devastating things that come along with divorce is separation. One parent would have to live separately from the children and the other spouse in […]

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How’s Divorce Looking in 2019?

How’s Divorce Looking in 2019?

Today, divorce is considered a basic human right. Married couples should ideally have the option to separate on the grounds of psychological incapacity, abuse of any form, and other plausible reasons. The Numbers In previous years, divorce rates were high. Around the world, there had been 5.5 divorces for every 1,000 married couples. This is […]

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Gay Marriage and State Sovereignty

Gay Marriage and State Sovereignty

There has been a lot of discussion recently in regards the recently proposed House Bill 623 . This bill essentially proposes to allow Texas to circumvent federal court decisions in regards to declaring gay marriage bans unconstitutional. However, rather than continue the discussion of whether gay marriage should or should not be legal, this bill […]

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