You may have heard the term "marrying out of your league." It refers to a situation in which someone's spouse is significantly more attractive than their partner. Many people say love is blind, but studies show that men who marry spouses who are significantly more attractive than them have less-committed spouses and face a higher risk of divorce.
Making the decision to end your marriage is not always easy, especially if there was no significant event leading up to the decision. Many people take months or years to come to the conclusion that their marriage cannot be saved.
Divorce is a stressful time for anyone, but it can be especially stressful when under the spotlight.
Prenuptial agreements are an important part of many marriages, but despite knowing how they can help, many people don't have them. Why? They may not know the importance of these agreements or not understand how they can help them.
Divorces are hard on everyone including friends, family members, children and yourself. It can be hard to manage their expectations along with your own. You may even have to deal with the loss of your marriage alongside the loss of close friends or family members as a result of the breakup.
Here in Los Angeles, people sometimes read about celebrity couples hiring private judges to oversee their divorces. However, you don't need to star on a TV show or have an Oscar to hire a private judge.
Last month, Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill into law that will provide new guidance to California family law judges who are asked to determine which spouse will get to keep the family pets or how the couple will share "custody" of them during and after the divorce.
Not every couple will see their love story end happily ever after. The sad fact of the matter is that too many marriages end in divorce. There are just too many problems that happen in today's world that affect the strength of a marriage. Let's take a look at warning signs of divorce so you know what to be on the lookout for in your relationship.
The millennial generation takes a lot of flak, blamed for everything from the death of sit-down restaurants to the decline of the diamond industry. One business area not feeling the impact of millennials, however, is the wedding industry. Millennials - those between the ages of 22 and 37 in 2018 - are still marrying at approximately the same rate as their forebears, with a few differences.
Ever been "stuck" in a negative relationship, or in a bad cycle in one? Ever feel like walking away, but just can't bring yourself to take that first step? You aren't weak or indecisive. You aren't a glutton for punishment, and destiny won't trap you there, unhappy, forever.