First Openly Gay Bishop Gene Robinson Announces Divorce

Former Episcopal Bishop Gene Robinson has announced that after 25 years of marriage, he and his husband Mark Andrew are getting divorced. Robinson came out in 1986, and was elected Bishop by the New Hampshire diocese in 2003—he retired last year. In a piece for the Daily Beast, Robinson details the decision and how… » 5/04/14 4:45pm 5/04/14 4:45pm

Meditating on Gwyneth's Goopy Split: Stars Are No Better Than Us

Yesterday marked the first time I've been genuinely interested in Gwyneth Paltrow in years. From the look of Paltrow's lifestyle blog, which experienced such heavy traffic from gawking celebrity watchers that it crashed after she announced her divorce from Coldplay frontman Chris Martin, I was far from the only one;… » 3/26/14 12:40pm 3/26/14 12:40pm

Want to Have Sex While Divorcing? You May Need a Court Order in MA

Divorce can be hell. A relationship is ending, there's paperwork galore, and then you have to decide who gets what. And it gets exponentially harder if kids are involved. Well, someone's finally thinking of the children! Massachusetts State Senator Richard J. Ross has introduced a new bill that, if passed, will… » 3/22/14 5:00pm 3/22/14 5:00pm

Here's One Way to Announce You Want a Divorce

This is from Noah's Yard, a bar in Wales that's known for regularly changing the message on its sign. According to the South Wales Evening Post, a woman walked into the bar after discovering her husband's affair and asked for the sign to be put up. They awesomely obliged. The woman said she's feeling much better since… » 11/26/13 5:45pm 11/26/13 5:45pm

Heavy Drinking Is Fine for Your Marriage So Long as You're Both Drunks

A recent study by the University at Buffalo Research Institute on Addictions followed 634 married couples over nine years to provide a scientific basis for the "uh, duh" notion that heavy drinking (defined as "six or more drinks at one time or drinking to intoxication") can bring on the divorce. » 11/22/13 6:45pm 11/22/13 6:45pm