| Nov 6, 2013
| 4:32 PM
Allowing same-sex unions is good for parents, children Friday's print column What a short, strange trip it's been. In the spring of 1993, when I began writing in support of same-sex marriage, the idea was so toxic — only about......
| Jan 9, 2014
| 3:50 PM
Breaking up is hard to do — especially in the U.S., where the family courts can exacerbate the emotional ordeal by throwing highway robbery and gross miscarriage of justice into the bargain. That's the argument driving "Divorce Corp.," an advocacy...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 8:32 AM
I wasn't the only "Community" obsessive to breathe a sigh of relief when the NBC comedy returned for its fifth season last week, with creator Dan Harmon reinstalled at the helm after being discharged from his duties last year. The show suffered for it,...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 4:30 AM
Neither divorce nor marriage seems a particularly enticing prospect after a viewing of "Divorce Corp.," a vigorous but clumsily argued expose of the corrupt family-court practices that have turned one of life's more painful experiences into a $50 billion-...
| Jan 17, 2014
| 11:32 AM
Divorce is higher among religiously conservative Protestants – and even drives up divorce rates for other people living around them, a new study finds.
The study, slated to be published in the American Journal of Sociology, tackles the “...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 10:14 AM
For every two new marriages recorded in a given year, there is one divorce, according to Patheos.com. Florida also happens to be home to the divorce capital of America—Panama City. It’s a little known fact, but Florida contains three...
| 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...
| 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...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 8:58 AM
NEW YORK -- Rupert Murdoch and his third wife, Wendi Deng Murdoch, have reached a settlement in their pending divorce -- and sealed it with a kiss.
At a hearing Wednesday morning in New York state court in Manhattan, the couple told a judge they...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 4:11 PM
After standing by her man, Shellie Zimmerman is striking out on her own: She has filed divorce from her husband, George Zimmerman, her attorney told the Los Angeles Times on Thursday.
The pair have had trouble staying out of the headlines following...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 5:30 PM
"Enlightened" star Laura Dern has finalized her long-running divorce from Ben Harper, according to reports out Wednesday.
The Grammy-winning musician originally filed for divorce from the Emmy-nominated actress in October 2010, citing irreconcilable...