The Literally Broken Hearts of Divorce

Scientifically, relationships have been shown to affect everything from your cardiovascular health to your mental well-being; anecdotally, it can mess with everything from your brand of toothpaste to control of your DVR. So it should come as no surprise that marriage, divorce, and widowhood come with their own… » 4/20/15 1:30pm Monday 1:30pm

Happy National Ex-Spouse Day, You Broken, Detestable Loser 

If National Proposal Day didn’t make you feel like the piece of garbage that you are because no one’s marrying you, there’s another national holiday to remind you that we all die alone, especially if your marriage has failed, as divorce is the mark of your true and irreconcilable shortcomings as a human being. » 4/14/15 6:30pm 4/14/15 6:30pm

Marriage Is Over, Explains Divorced Millennial Awash in Self-Pity

Anthony D’Ambrosio is done with marriage. The 29-year-old, who met his wife in 2004 and divorced her in 2012, has been on the dating scene for three years and he’s learned a thing or two: Mainly that there are five reasons that marriage didn’t work for him and that these same reasons apply to your stupid, useless… » 4/08/15 2:15pm 4/08/15 2:15pm

Facebook Can Now Serve Your Divorce Papers

Got a spouse you can’t find? Need a divorce but can’t get the other person to sit down and sign those papers? Well, things are about to change. A New York judge has just issued a landmark ruling which allows divorce papers to be served through Facebook messages. And as long as the papers are sent every week for three… » 4/06/15 12:50pm 4/06/15 12:50pm

Rep. Alan Grayson Accuses Estranged Wife of Bigamy in Divorce Trial

Love is a rough ride. Just ask Rep. Alan Grayson (D-Florida), whose divorce trial is finally set to begin today, and where he will accuse Lolita Grayson, his now-estranged wife of 24 years, of bigamy. The trial was previously delayed due to Lolita's leaky breast implant, which required emergency surgery. » 3/09/15 11:30am 3/09/15 11:30am

Great News: Divorce Is More Likely When Wives Get Sick

A new study finds that when a husband is seriously ill, there's zero increased risk for divorce. Lovely. But when wifey is the sick one, the marriage is more likely to end. If it's 1956, this absolutely makes sense! After all, who will care for her dear husband? Who will feed him? Bathe him? Clothe him, comfort him,… » 3/05/15 11:15am 3/05/15 11:15am

Radio Host Accused of Domestic Abuse Had Court Papers Served On-Air

Two weeks ago, Russ Rollins, a radio host in Florida, was served with divorce papers by his ex-wife live on air, a situation that inspired lots of muttering about what ice-cold bitches women are. But the attorney for Rollins' estranged wife says he staged the scene as a bit. However, the divorce filing is real; a… » 2/13/15 4:30pm 2/13/15 4:30pm

How to Write a Saintly Open Letter to Your Ex or Their New Partner

Have you lived, loved and learned, and reached the step where you want your ex, or maybe your ex's new partner, to know about it? Would you like complete strangers to know about it, too? Then the only next step is to publish an open letter to them on the Internet for millions to read detailing your humility. Here's… » 1/28/15 3:45pm 1/28/15 3:45pm

How to Ring in the New Year with Nipple Tats, Pole Dancing & Divorce

I stood barefoot in the sterile operating room of the plastic surgeon's office suite, loosened the cloth tie of the pastel blue patient gown, and opened the wrap to reveal my breasts. The plastic surgeon remembered me–he had reconstructed my breasts after a prophylactic bilateral mastectomy three years earlier. He… » 1/02/15 9:00am 1/02/15 9:00am

Love Is Dead: Helena Bonham Carter and Tim Burton Are Splitting Up

We've said it before once or twice, but this time we mean it: Love. Is. Fucking. Dead. After 13 years of unwedded bliss and admirable mutual eccentricity, Tim Burton and Helena Bonham Carter have split up. A rep for the couple tells People magazine the two "separated amicably earlier this year." This isn't about us,… » 12/23/14 3:40pm 12/23/14 3:40pm

Who Gets the Dog When You Break Up?

It is the road most traveled: You partner off. The two of you move in together, get hitched or make a Kurt-n-Goldie-style life commitment to one another. You buy some throw pillows and if you didn't already have a pet, you go and find yourself a fur baby. Maybe after the two of you have realized you're capable of… » 12/12/14 2:10pm 12/12/14 2:10pm

That 50 Percent Divorce Statistic Hasn't Been True For a Long Time

If you and your friends got married in the 2000s, and trends stay where they appear to be headed, two-thirds of you lovebirds will stay married. Forever, like you intended, even though that statistic about 50 percent of marriages ending in divorce was likely stuck in the back of your mind. It turns out that, though… » 12/04/14 12:10pm 12/04/14 12:10pm