Modern Love: How the Internet Has Transformed the Search for Love and Partnership

This article in The Economist is interesting. Modern Love How the Internet Has Transformed the Search for Love and Partnership The internet has transformed the way people work and communicate. It has upended industries, from entertainment to retailing. But its most profound effect may well be on the biggest decision that most people make—choosing a […]

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Five Myths about Marriage

Marriage is one of the oldest institutions in the world, and there’s no shortage of opinions on what makes it work. But much of the conventional wisdom is not based on evidence, and some is flat-out wrong.

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The Changing Reasons Why Women Cheat on Their Husbands

Since 1990, the rate of married women who report they’ve been unfaithful has increased by 40 percent, while the rate among men has remained the same. So what exactly is happening inside marriages to shift the numbers?

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How Did Marriage Become a Mark of Privilege?

Marriage, which used to be the default way to form a family in the United States, regardless of income or education, has become yet another part of American life reserved for those who are most privileged.

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Will People Start Becoming Single Again in Their Mid-30s? Don’t Count on It.

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This article by Rachel Raczka in The Washington Post might be of interest. Will People Start Becoming Single Again in Their Mid-30s? Don’t Count on It. “Don’t worry. They’ll all break up soon,” a friend told me when I was single in my mid-20s and everyone I knew — friends, family, acquaintances, strangers — was […]

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Podcast #2: Terri’s Story, Part Two

K.O. Herston concludes his interview with his former client, Terri. They discuss Terri’s experience during the divorce process, her reflections on how her life has changed, and the lessons she learned along the way.

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Podcast #1: Terri’s Story, Part One

Today I’m trying something new on the ol’ blog — a podcast! In this first episode, I speak with a former client, Terri, about her divorce after 31 years of marriage. She talks about her decision to divorce, how she prepared for it, and how her husband and children reacted to the news. Give it a […]

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Tips for Living Together Without Going Nuts

This article by Anna Goldfarb in The New York Times may be of interest. Tips for Living Together Without Going Nuts Moving in with your partner before getting married is a big step legally, financially, and emotionally. Here are some compelling cohabitation tips from the experts. Legal and Financial Steps Don’t combine finances in a […]

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Living Together Is Basically the Same as Marriage, Study Finds

This article by Lauren McEwan in The Washington Post may be of interest. Living together is basically the same as marriage, study finds It has been long understood that marriage provided more emotional health benefits than cohabiting or dating. But that’s showing signs of shifting. Young people are choosing to live with their significant others […]

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