Tag Archives: divorce

Poetic advice

There's a well-known proverb that says, "Do right and fear no man, don't write and fear no woman."   They're certainly words to live by...and I've been thinking about them lately with the recent release of more than a thousand letters that T.S. Eliot wrote to Emily Hale, a longtime friend who many Eliot scholars have…
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Pet Pre-Nups

A recent article in The London Times in discussed what it called “pet-nup”—in other words, a prenuptial agreement that includes plans for what will happen to a couple’s pets if the marriage ends. I’ve written about this issue before on this blog.  It’s an issue I’ve seen in many, many divorces-- in high net worth…
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Time to Give Thanks

With Thanksgiving weekend over, many newly-divorced couples—or, alternately, couples that are considering a divorce—are reflecting over, and getting concerned about, the holiday season, and the gatherings planned that feel like they could be tense and emotional. Thanksgiving and the month or so that follows it can be stressful for anyone; if you’re unhappy in your…
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The Stress of Divorce

The Stress of Divorce There are many memorable catalysts in life that are joyous: graduations, for example, and the birth of children. Some, in sharp contrast, are, for most people, painful and stressful. Divorce is often near the top of that latter list. For the last few weeks, a tragedy has been in the news…
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