Why Divorce Can Be Like PTSD For Men

Why Divorce Can Be Like PTSD For Men

When men and women go through a divorce, they may experience many of the same emotions, but these can often be harder to process for men. Psychiatric nurse Aaron Stevenson likens a divorce to a trauma like post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Paul Wiseman from...
How To Divorce Proof Your Business

How To Divorce Proof Your Business

If you own a business, you could lose part of it, or even all of it, in a divorce. Any growth in the value of your business that occurred during your marriage could be considered up for grabs as part of the marital pool of property, and therefore subject to division...
Why Divorce Is Not Always A Failure

Why Divorce Is Not Always A Failure

Is a relationship breakdown or divorce always a failure? Of course not – in some cases, it’s the wisest choice the couple can make, even though it’s painful. The Australian Institute of Family Studies says the average marriage lasts about 12 years in...
Domestic Violence Victims At Risk of Homelessness

Domestic Violence Victims At Risk of Homelessness

A domestic violence victim was evicted from Queensland public housing because a State Government department was more interested in getting rent money than helping her have a safe home, the Queensland Ombudsman has found. Government documents reveal the Department of...
Divorce Hotel Coming to Australia

Divorce Hotel Coming to Australia

It’s official: the divorce hotel is coming to Australia. The premise is simple: couples check in to a hotel in two separate rooms for two nights, where they undergo mediation processes behind closed doors and away from outside responsibilities. The idea is that,...
Divorce Law Reform On The Way In The UK

Divorce Law Reform On The Way In The UK

Amid mounting pressure from the community, the UK government has announced plans to modernise the “archaic” state of divorce law in England and Wales. At present, people seeking a divorce have to prove at least one of five facts. Three of these are based...