The belief that a ‘Common Law' marriage gives the same rights, especially in terms of the division of the assets of the relationship, to a couple as does a marriage or civil partnership is entirely unfounded.
Advice & Support
We have lots of divorce advice about the process of divorce and how to go about getting a divorce. We also have help and support in dealing with the challenges to be faced after divorce. It's a very difficult time especially if you have children, so we have lots to help from parenting after divorce to getting your finances in good shape for your new life. It's not going to be easy but with perseverence, optimism and a little help from us it will work out and you will be happy again.
It's never going to be the same again. Youbetcha, but life after divorce can be OK and headed towards being very good. It's all about how you do it. The more rancor and bitterness from either side the worse will be the final outcome.
There has been a considerable amount of research recently, mostly in the US about the reasons why people get divorced. The dramatic effect divorce has on both personal and national life makes it an important topic of interest and debate.
Our whole life is a series of interconnected relationships. Parent/child and wife/husband are probably the most important ones and our personal relationships the most difficult.
Divorce is a game of two halves but not of equal lengths. It is often hard to know when the first part actually starts. It creeps up upon you like a thief in the night.
Do men and women always understand what each other is saying? Definitely not, there are important differences in the way men and women express themselves which lead to misunderstandings.
The baby boomers born after the Second World War from the late 1940s to the early 1960s are now the grandparents of today. This has not stopped them from being in the vanguard of the divorce statistics.
Divorce is never going to be a good time for either of you. Even if you are the one doing the divorcing it is going to be a stressful and difficult experience.