| Apr 6, 2014
Re "Sex ed stumbles in Mississippi," April 3
Communities in Mississippi are using the Bible to reject any sex education other than abstinence. Interestingly, Mississippi's divorce rates are among the highest in the country, and by region the South has...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 12:14 PM
As divorce rates among adults 50 and older continue to hit an all-time high, adult children of long-time married couples can find themselves shocked when their folks announce they're splitting — and find themselves grieving with few places to turn....
| Feb 15, 2014
Sociologists at the University of Texas and the University of Iowa write in the American Journal of Sociology that "Conservative religious beliefs and the social institutions they create .... increase divorce risk in the contemporary United States."...
| Feb 21, 2014
| 11:53 AM
Lamar Odom had some sweet words for his lady love Khloe Kardashian despite their split in December. And that whole divorce thing? Call him an eternal optimist, because he doesn't seem to think it's going to happen.
Odom, 34, who has been embroiled in...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 12:30 PM
George Zimmerman is now fighting back in his divorce case.
He's retained a Tampa law firm and is asking a Sanford judge to set aside a default entered against him three weeks ago, according to his new lawyer, Howard Iken of Ayo & Iken.
| Feb 4, 2014
| 12:58 PM
In a new court filing, George Zimmerman says he plans contest his wife's divorce petition and the reason he hasn't until now is that he got notice while in jail and jailers immediately took away the paperwork.
Zimmerman, 30, is asking Circuit Judge...
| Feb 8, 2014
| 10:00 AM
Toni Braxton and Kenny Edmonds have history together as soul-music hit makers, which in the record industry is usually reason enough to rejoin forces.
In the 1990s he wrote and produced large chunks of her first two albums, both blockbusters with...
| Feb 9, 2014
| 6:50 PM
Hundreds of millions of dollars in government spending to promote healthy marriages seems to have had little effect on marriage and divorce trends, a new study has found.
The federal government will have spent roughly $800 million on its Healthy...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 2:39 PM
SANFORD - George Zimmerman this week countersued his estranged wife, Shellie, for divorce.
What they'll be fighting over: Their two dogs, who pays the divorce lawyers and who pays for the $2.5 million or more in debt they've racked up.
| Jan 28, 2014
If you are worried about being dateless on Valentine's Day, you're not alone.
"Over 50 percent of adult Americans are single," said Margaret Overton, author of "Good in a Crisis," a memoir about the ups and downs of ending her 20-year marriage. "To...
| Jan 27, 2014
| 8:09 PM
Married couples promise to stick together for better or worse. But as the economy started to rebound, so did the divorce rate.
Divorces plunged when the recession struck and slowly started to rise as the recovery began, according to a study to be...