Marrying Yourself is Now a Thing

Suppose you are scripting a “millennial” character for a satirical novel or screenplay. You’d probably give them a name like Harper Stone Evans-Jubilee, and try to come up with a job description that would embody the navel-gazing decadence of her generation. Maybe you’d come up with something like “self-wedding planner,” before quickly scrapping the idea. … Continued

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Conscious Uncoupling is a Good Thing

The internet has been abuzz this week over the news that Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin are “consciously uncoupling”, or in other words separating in a conscious way that both feel is beneficial. The couple posted a letter on goop.com about their decision which was followed by a lengthy analysis by pair of Ph.D’s about … Continued

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Is Divorce Only for the Rich?

That’s the question that this Huffington Post op-ed by Judith Acosta begs: Since 2008, most of us have been walking budgetary tightropes — cutting a piece off of this, snipping some off of that. For a significant percentage, it’s been a steady slide into fiscal chaos, foreclosures, and fear. . . . Inevitably, a change … Continued

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