Category Archives: Articles

The Age of Experience

Over the past couple years, the phrase "The Experience Age"--or, alternately, "The Age of Experience"--has become a way to explain how we relate to goods and services in our hyper-connected, always-online world.  In other words, to deeply connect there needs to be something that creates a memory, a feeling, or an emotional response beyond just…
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Back to school…

For all of us, the beginning of September marks the unofficial end of summer, a time to get back to work and life’s regular routine after a season of vacations and sunshine. For families with young children, the focus is also inevitably on getting their kids settled into their new academic year and the accompanying…
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Divorcing in September

A few days ago, Time Magazine tweeted a headline that, understandably, caught my eye: “Most Divorces Happen in These Two Months.” The article it linked to—on Health.com, from Time Health—explained that more divorces are initiated in August and March than during the others months of the year. It’s a subject I’ve been interviewed about many…
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Some thoughts about gay marriage

As LGBTQ Month comes to an end, it's worth focusing on same sex marriage...and, inevitably, same sex divorces, custody disputes, separations, and pre- and post-nuptial agreements. With the legalization of gay and lesbian marriages, all these have come into play, and are on the rise. Many gay and lesbian couples enter into marriage with joy…
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