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  • Letters: Sex ed done wrong in Mississippi

    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...
  • Grieving the gray divorce

    Grieving the gray divorce
    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....
  • In Theory: On religion and the risk of divorce

    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."...
  • Lamar Odom hopes divorce from Khloe Kardashian won't happen

    Lamar Odom hopes divorce from Khloe Kardashian won't happen
    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...
  • Tampa lawyer: George Zimmerman has hired me and we're fighting his divorce

    Tampa lawyer: George Zimmerman has hired me and we're fighting his divorce
    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. Zimmerman's...
  • Zimmerman court paperwork: I'm here and I'm gonna take part in my divorce

    Zimmerman court paperwork: I'm here and I'm gonna take part in my divorce
    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...
  • Kenny Edmonds, Toni Braxton: Rhythm and blues, with life's bruises

     Kenny Edmonds, Toni Braxton: Rhythm and blues, with life's bruises
    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...
  • Federal funds to foster healthy marriage have little effect, study finds

    Federal funds to foster healthy marriage have little effect, study finds
    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...
  • George Zimmerman countersues Shellie for divorce

    George Zimmerman countersues Shellie for divorce
    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. The...
  • Coping with Valentine's Day without a Valentine

    Coping with Valentine's Day without a Valentine
    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...
  • Divorces rise as economy recovers, study finds

    Divorces rise as economy recovers, study finds
    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...