Courteney Cox ‘still loves’ ex-husband

January 8, 2013 0 comments

US actress Courteney Cox still loves ex-husband David Arquette, according to a recent interview on chat show Ellen. The 48 year-old told host Ellen DeGeneres: “He’s my best friend in the world. I love him. I appreciate David more now than I ever did.” She added: “I mean… it’s hard. I don’t recommend divorce in…

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Divorce rate soars in Brazil

December 19, 2012 0 comments

The divorce rate in Brazil has soared since the country’s National Congress removed the need for a lengthy wait. According to new figures from national Brazilian statistics and census agency IBGE, there were over351,000 divorces in the populous Catholic country last year, an increase of more than 45 per cent since 2010. The country’s divorce…

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Ideas on a postcard, please!

December 12, 2012 1 comment

financial settlement

Well, come to think of it, perhaps an email might be quicker! Ideas for what? The ebook I am currently completing, that’s what! This *free* book will be available to Amazon Kindle users by the end of this months. Aimed at all separating and divorcing parents, it will be full of as many tips as…

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Government launches separation app

November 29, 2012 1 comment

The government has launched a new web app aimed at separating parents. Sorting Out Separation offers information on the various legal, practical and childcare issues surrounding the end of relationships, including housing, money and finance, work and benefits, and resolving conflict. It is, claims the government, a “one-stop-shop for any parent going through a separation.”…

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Post-divorce parenting arrangements increasingly diverse

November 28, 2012 10 comments

family life

A study of separated parents in Australia suggests that child contact arrangements are becoming more diverse. The findings point to a shift from traditional arrangements where a father would see their children every second weekend, to agreements with more paternal involvement. The study of separated parents registered with the Australian Child Support Agency found that…

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TV chef splits from wife

November 23, 2012 0 comments

Celebrity chef and TV presenter Ainsley Harriott has announced that he is to separate from his wife of 23 years, costume designer Clare Fellows. A spokesman said: “Following media speculation, Ainsley and Clare confirm that they are currently living apart. Their separation is completely amicable and, as yet, they have no definite plans for the…

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Adults affected by childhood divorce, according to new report

November 7, 2012 1 comment

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Children whose parents divorced during their childhoods have a higher risk of “social and psychological problems” in adulthood, according to a new report from the International Centre for Lifecourse Studies in Society and Health, a multi-university research centre funded by the Economic and Social Research Council. According to the report, entitled Life Gets Under Your…

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