The Latest Scare Cards to Prop up No-Fault Divorce

By Beverly Willett After a rash of rumors about a Republican plot to end unilateral no-fault divorce, a writer for The Atlantic has weighed in. The piece devotes exactly one paragraph to the claim, asserting that “Texas has a chance of actually doing it” because Republicans occupy top seats in the executive branch and control […]

How to Divorce-Proof Your Marriage

Janice Shaw Crouse, Ph.D. We’ve all seen shocking divorces: those where the couple had everything going for them and seemed to be perfectly matched. From the outside, such couples seem fine and there doesn’t seem to be anything wrong.  On the other side, we’ve seen couples who shock us by staying together when they seem […]

The Constitutional Violations of No-Fault Divorce by Beverly Willett

Author, co-founder of the Coalition for Divorce Reform, and lawyer, Beverly Willett writes about the negative consequences of divorce….[Watch more here at The Law Center} https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JAaph7EMv6o

My Personal Path to Peace as a Christian Divorce Attorney

By Sean Smallwood, Esq. As a Christian law student my aspirations of practicing law were rooted in the desire to help other people. To me nothing felt nobler than becoming a successful attorney who devoted his practice to defending those in need of help. As my law school career matured and I drew closer to the […]

On the 50th Anniversary of No-Fault Divorce

By Beverly Willett Until sued for divorce, many spouses have no idea they can be divorced without cause and against their will. I’m a lawyer and I, too, was in the dark right up until my husband left. So why is this violation of the U.S. Constitution that has shattered innocent lives not on the […]

After a rough divorce, last week I stumbled into a World Marriage Day celebration. . .

By Beverly Willett I got off to a slow start last Sunday morning, but realized I could still make the 11:30 a.m. mass at the Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, Savannah’s Roman Catholic Mother Church. So I hurried off, parked, and quickly ducked inside, clueless about what awaited me. Each weekend mass is well-attended, […]

The Best Thing You Can Do For Your Family in 2019: Save Your Marriage

By Michele-Weiner Davis As a veteran marriage therapist with nearly 40 years of experience, I am one of a group of professionals who have found that the format of the traditional “60-minute” therapy session repeated week after week is impractical-even inherently flawed.  Instead I, along with a number of my colleagues, now offer two-day couples […]

Talking Points from The Longevity Project

1. Children from divorced families died almost five years earlier than those from intact families [page 80]
2. Facing parental divorce during childhood was the single strongest social predictor of early death, many years into the future [p. 80]
3. Having one’s parents divorce during childhood was a much stronger predictor of mortality risk than was parental death [p. 80]
4. The experience of parental divorce was strongly linked to earlier mortality from all causes, including accidents, cancers, and cardiovascular disease [p. 82]...Read more
 
 

Study Demonstrates Reduction in Military Divorce Due to Marriage Education

Findings from a large, randomized controlled trial of couple education are presented in this brief report. Married Army couples were assigned to either PREP for Strong Bonds (n = 248) delivered by Army chaplains or to a no-treatment control group (n = 228)...

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