After a pandemic-induced dip, the number of American couples who are “living apart together,” as sociologists call the arrangement, or L.A.T., has started to grow again.
This article explains why the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision eliminating the constitutional right to abortion is causing anxiety for people in same-sex marriages, particularly those with children, and how the legal community is responding.
Here’s my annual summary of the legislative changes to Tennessee family law in 2022.
What are the legal requirements for a prenuptial agreement in Tennessee?
What are some pros and cons of getting a prenuptial agreement?
We are nearing a time when there will be more unmarried adults in the United States than married ones, a development with enormous consequences for how we define family and adulthood in general, as well as how we structure taxation and benefits.
Gray divorce, whose rates have doubled since 1990 and now represents a quarter of all divorces in the U.S., does have individual and social costs worth pondering, especially in an aging society.
Is There a Judicial Remedy for the Discrimination Same-Sex Couples Face from Their Inability to Marry Earlier?
Is there a judicial remedy for the discrimination same-sex couples face from their inability to marry earlier?
A recent Pew survey found that 44% of Americans between 18 and 49 who aren’t parents say it is not too likely or not at all likely that they will have children — an increase of 7 percentage points from 2018. What explains this?
The divorce rate continues to fall. These two articles offer differing but complementary explanations for why this is happening.
Ugh. It’s that time of year again. Let’s rip this Band-Aid off and get on with our lives.
Conflict is unavoidable when living with another person, but whether a fight tears down or builds up the relationship depends on how the couple behaves in its aftermath.
The number of Americans getting divorced plummeted last year, while the marriage rate also dropped precipitously as thousands of weddings were postponed or canceled, according to a new study.
One silver lining in an otherwise dark year is that most couples seem to be emerging from the crucible of COVID-19 not with weaker unions but stronger ones — and dreams for a stronger family future in the undoubtedly difficult days ahead.
Like me, my neighbor had begun having trouble with her marriage a couple of years before the pandemic. It wasn’t that the coronavirus had created the problems, but it had certainly crystallized them.