A new study from America has found that older couples run an increased risk of divorce when the wife becomes seriously ill....
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A recent study has looked at the impact the availability of the internet has had on marriage rates, and claims that as well as facilitating the search for products to buy such as books and games, the internet has also facilitated the search for a prospective partner....
The inevitable first request on the first consultation from a client who has separated from their spouse is,’ I want a divorce’. ‘My husband or wife has left me and I need a divorce’. My response is normally that, apart from the psychological smug satisfaction and feeling of warmth a divorce may bring, it may not be needed and indeed could be an expensive, unnecessary form of therapy . But is that really what they are asking for?...
A recent survey has found that having a successful marriage and raising children are the most important life goals for the younger generation, reports the Telegraph. This contradicts the commonly held view that younger people are more interested in material possessions and career development....
A woman in Northamptonshire has set herself up as an 'animal registrar', offering an animal 'wedding' service to devoted pet owners, reports the Daily Mail.
The basic service costs £150 a time, but according to Ann Clark, owners have been prepared to spend to £20,000 to provide their four legged friends with extras including a photographer and chauffeur driven cars.
Dogs and cats are the most common pets Ms Clark sees, although she recently 'married' a pair of rabbits. Owners can also opt for a same-sex 'civil ceremony' for their pets, instead of the more traditional wedding service.
Not all pets adjust well to married life however, with one owner phoning up Ms Clark to inform her that a recently wedded pair had now grown apart.
'That has been our only divorce,' commented Ms Clark.