Early in graduate school, I still believed literature could save us, so I clung to a narrative device that seemed to promise deliverance: focalization. It’s not an especially sexy term; it means that an author writes from the perspective of one character, rather than from narrative omniscience—narrowing the reader’s…
A New Hampshire couple who divorced last year, but got back together, are not able to undo their divorce.
Another TV show about divorce is in the works, this time with Reese Witherspoon producing. Divorce is sexy, sheeple.
The Michigan judge who held three children in civil contempt in July and sent them to a juvenile justice facility for refusing to see their father may be facing serious professional discipline. A complaint filed against Judge Lisa Gorcyca of Oakland County says that her demeanor on the bench was “improper” and that…
News of the impending split of Yolanda and David Foster leaves us with an important reminder: when it’s time to rise up from the ashes of a previous marriage and soar into your second, or third, or fourth, you should probably take it very seriously, because the odds are not exactly in your favor.
After years of nauseatingly public love and one complex blended family, Yolanda Foster—mother of Gigi and Bella Hadid, inventor of the world’s most beautiful fridge—and David Foster—composer or something—are separating. I can’t even handle this news, so excuse me if I break down in the middle of writing this bl—
Marriage, many of us heard growing up, is a union that’s meant to last forever. But of course, it often doesn’t. Is it time we did away with “til death do us part” and replaced it with “til we decide this is no longer working?”
Yes, this is a post about poop.
A celebrity divorce usually goes something like this: one of them hires an expensive attorney who will yell at them for not having a prenup, files for divorce from their partner, takes a plane to Middle Earth, hops off and finds someone who can charter a helicopter, flies the helicopter to Mordor, drops their wedding…
TMZ reports that Halle Berry has filed for divorce from her husband of two years, Olivier Martinez, citing our old friend “irreconcilable differences.”
Guy Pearce, the British-Australian actor known primarily for dressing in drag in the desert and learning about himself through body art, announced his divorce from Kate Mestitz this week in an oddly kind and direct series of tweets. The couple had been married since 1997.
We all know the story by now. Or, if we don’t know the story, we at least know the headlines: Kelly Rutherford has spent the last few years of her life—and just about all of her money—trying to keep her kids in the United States and out of Monaco, where their father, Daniel Giersch, resides. The saga has been popping…
Divorce can be painful, expensive, and confusing—that’s why one startup is trying to take some of the sting out of ending your marriage. It won’t help anyone cope emotionally, but for $99, Separate.us hopes to make the pain a little less pronounced in your wallet.
It’s been a busy summer for broken Hollywood hearts and families: Jen and Ben, Megan and Brian, Kourtney and Scott, Gwen and Gavin—and Laura A. Wasser, attorney at Wasser, Cooperman & Carter, commonly referred to by TMZ (among other outlets) as the industry’s “Disso Queen” (dissolution of marriage, that is) has been…
Chill Pope Francis is continuing his reign, this week making it easier for Catholics to back out of marriage mistakes.
Food Network star Giada De Laurentiis is officially divorced, and her settlement has her parting with a good chunk of change.
It is with great pain that I share the devastating news that, after five years of marriage, Megan Fox has filed for divorce from Brian Austin Green. Yes, the Great Divorce Plague of Summer 2015 has claimed two more victims, and love is deader than its ever been.
An Arizona judge denied Glory Johnson-Griner’s request for spousal support from her ex-wife Brittney Griner. Glory, in response, is “relieved and thankful.” Are you confused too?
Robin Thicke’s new video for “Back Together” featuring Nicki Minaj is here and it’s… better than the song? Let’s all agree that “Back Together” itself is subpar and sounds like every pop song you’ve ever heard before it. But for such a rough summer filled with madness, this probably the best we’ll get, it’s what we,…