Avvo and NakedLaw recently posed a series of questions to renowned relationship expert and sexologist Dr. Pepper Schwartz, asking her to weigh in on the current state of romance, marriage, and divorce in the midst of societal and technological change. This is the second excerpt from that interview, in which Dr. Schwartz discusses relationship longevity and how expectations for would-be life partners have increased over time.
One strain of the fathers’ rights movement seeks greater custody rights for divorced dads and increased maternal child-support responsibilities when the divorced mom is employed. But there is an angrier, more strident side to the fathers’ rights movement espoused by men’s rights activists (MRAs), rooted in reactionary dialog about gender roles and the declining power of men in general.
In divorce proceedings, child custody is often one of the biggest issues, but pet custody is becoming almost as contentious. More than two-thirds of US households are home to a dog or cat, and with Americans spending more than $60 billion a year on their four-legged companions, it’s clear that pets are important members of the family. So how do you go about getting custody?
Anyone who’s gone through one would be hard pressed to imagine a world where you can take care of the whole divorce ordeal over the course of three days. Well, a new breed of hotels just might make that a reality: Check in with your spouse on a Friday; check out on Sunday free as a bird ready to hit Tinder.
Our phones these days are technical marvels, mini-computers that effectively connect us with our digital lives. But that connection might be causing a disconnect with your love life. Because you—and you are not alone—can’t stop phubbing. Don’t know what phubbing is? Well, if you value your marriage/your relationship/not dying alone, you should.
After three days spent cavorting in a Nevada brothel that left Lamar Odom in a coma, questions are mounting: How did the basketball star end up overdosing? And as medical decisions are made on his behalf, how might Khloe Kardashian be involved? And how are brothels even legal in Nevada?
One of the most difficult issues a divorced couple confronts in a custody matter is introducing a new significant other to the children. The party in the new relationship wants to move forward with his or her life and include the children as part of it. Meanwhile, the other party may feel threatened by this new person and be overprotective.
Pope Francis announced that he has changed the Catholic Church’s annulment process, making it easier for Catholics to obtain annulments. What does this mean for Catholics getting divorced in the United States?
Avvo and NakedLaw recently posed a series of questions to renowned relationship expert and sexologist Dr. Pepper Schwartz, asking her to weigh in on the current state of romance, marriage, divorce, and how we are connecting with each other in the midst of societal and technological change. This is the first excerpt from that interview, in which Dr. Schwartz discusses new rights for the LGBT community, open relationships, and how men and women differ on prioritizing monogamy.
It seems the kids are alright…with not being monogamous. That’s probably not what The Who meant exactly back in 1965, but here in 2015, a new study by Avvo shows that 51% of adults aged 18-23 are not “morally opposed” to being in an open relationship.