A personal review of the year, part 2

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December 21, 2017 0 comments

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This continues my personal review of 2017. (The first part, covering the January to April, can be found in my post here yesterday). May: crazy My story choices for May are all about finances, the first two both about the extraordinary sums of money divorcing couples are prepared to spend arguing over who has what….

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Wife in Singapore jailed for stabbing husband

October 18, 2017 0 comments

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An administrator in the Asian city state of Singapore was stabbed by his wife after she overheard him talking to his mistress on the phone. The couple were in their bedroom when a voicemail appeared on the husband’s phone from his Filipino lover. It said “I love you” and he responded in kind, The Straits…

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Divorce in China climbs for 14th year in a row

September 14, 2017 0 comments

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China is set to see its highest ever number of divorces for the 14th year in a row, The Beijinger reports, with the nation’s capital right at the top of the list. Inhabitants of the metropolis once known as Peking now divorce at a rate of 39 per one hundred marriages, according to the Ministry…

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Zambian man divorces wife who ‘hid’ HIV status

September 4, 2017 0 comments

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A Zambian man has divorced his wife after discovering she had contracted HIV. The 46 year-old, from Kitwe in central Zambia, told magistrates at his local court that he wanted to divorce her on the grounds of infidelity. He explained that his wife of 21 years had one day asked him to take an HIV…

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Marriage ‘spies’ deal with unfaithful spouses

July 18, 2017 1 comment

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An agency in China employs “spies” to sabotage extra-marital relationships. These so-called “mistress hunters” will insert themselves into the lives of people who are romantically involved with someone who is already married. Commonly known as ‘the other woman’ in English speaking countries, these people are called xiao san in China. This translates to ‘little third’….

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Baby Boomers ‘have more affairs’

July 6, 2017 1 comment

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People over 55 are more likely to be unfaithful to their partner than younger people. A professor at the University of Utah made this claim after his analysis of the General Social Survey, which collects from across the United States over a long period of time to identify shifting trends in American life. Nicholas Wolfinger’s…

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What counts as infidelity?

June 27, 2017 2 comments

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Men and women have different views on what exactly constitutes infidelity, according to a new survey. While 91 per cent of women believe that a passionate kiss with someone other than a partner counts as being unfaithful, as many as one in five men do not share this opinion. This disparity was identified by relationship…

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