The ability to have children has caused a lot of stress to marriages over the years, sometimes even tearing the couple apart. Since the first test tube baby in 1978, medical advances involving in vitro fertilization (IVF) have enabled thousands to overcome obstacles to start families. The process involves using sperm to fertilize the egg and then freeze the conceived embryos.
Living with a narcissist is challenging enough, but the process of divorcing one can be overwhelming. Narcissistic behavior may be obvious only to you, and the lengths to which your spouse may go to preserve his or her influence over you can complicate your efforts to escape the marital misery of living with a narcissistic spouse.
A generation ago, if your fiancé broached the subject of a prenuptial agreement, it was tantamount to a slap in the face. There was a commonly held notion that people used such agreements as a way of securing their assets if they didn't expect the marriage to last forever or if they didn't entirely trust their fiancé's motives for marriage.
Many people like a good party. But according to new study, flashy weddings may be a tip that the relationship isn't built for the long haul. The marketing firm Splendid Insights, which focuses on the wedding industry, claims that their recent study indicates that couples who spend more than $30,000 were more worried about impressing their guests than a couple with under a $10,000 budget.
If you are the custodial parent, you know how important it is to have financial support in order to properly care for your children. The intent of child support is to ensure you can take care of your kids and meet their basic needs. When the other parent refuses to cooperate with the terms of a support order, you may find yourself facing significant financial need.
As a newly-single dad going through a divorce, you have a lot on your mind. You are preoccupied with issues like property division, alimony and child custody. You are also learning a lot about the process of divorce.