How To Co-Parent After A DivorceRaising a child after divorce doesn't have to be a struggle. Wendy Paris, author of "Splitopia: Dispatches From Today's Good Divorce And How To Part Well," shares her tips for a healthy co-parenting relationship.
33 And Unmarried? Ooh, Hate To Break This To You But ...Researchers say they've figured out the right time to tie to knot. Sociologists at the University of Utah say people should get married between the ages of 28 and 32. Past studies showed that waiting longer to get hitched usually led to more stability, but this new research found that the odds of divorce decline significantly between the ages of 28 and 32.
Lawmakers Looking For Way To Make Private Divorce PossibleState lawmakers are looking into changing the way people get a divorce in Minnesota.
Bill Pushes Courses Ahead Of Divorces When Children InvolvedA proposal before Minnesota lawmakers would make it a requirement that parents with minor children take a marriage dissolution course before their divorce case could proceed. The bill being introduced Thursday in the Senate includes some good-cause waivers, such as not being able to afford the four-hour class.
Pet Prenups Could Help Curb Custody BattlesThere can be plenty to fight over if you're going through a divorce - the house, the kids, the money. But who gets the dog? Pet custody disputes sound like something from Hollywood. In fact, Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon are currently battling in court over who gets the couple's eight Jack Russell Terriers. But filing papers over pets is actually a real thing lawyers deal with here in Minnesota.
The Bigger The Diamond Ring, The Shorter The Marriage?New insight into just how long a marriage will last. Research from Emory University suggests the bigger the diamond, the shorter the marriage.
Good Question: Why Are Fewer People Getting Married?A new report suggests more and more people will never tie the knot. Pew Research found a record 20 percent of adults over the age of 25 have never been married. That’s up from 9 percent back in 1960. The authors of the study also predict 25 percent of millennials will never say "I do," even though about half of them say they'd eventually like to get married.
Good Question: Why Are We Waiting Longer To Buy Homes?Studies show that more Americans are waiting longer to get married, have kids and buy homes. The highest numbers of those putting off the big commitments are millennials -- those in the 20- to 35-year-old range.
Good Question: Is There A Healthy Way To Divorce?Most of us would just call it separation or divorce, but Gywneth Paltrow calls it "conscious uncoupling." On Tuesday, she and her husband, Chris Martin, announced they're splitting up after more than a decade of marriage.
Husband & Wife Are Divorce Attorney, MatchmakerIt's a day of love for many, but for one Minneapolis couple, it's also a career. That's because April Davis is a matchmaker, and her husband Franz Davis is a divorce attorney. There's no perfect formula for success, but the Davises have an advantage: each other.
MOA Offical: Money Toss Could Have Caused InjuriesThe Twin Cities man who tossed1,000 $1 bills to strangers at the Mall of America on Black Friday says it was worth it. Apple Valley-resident Serge Vorobyov, 29, threw money from the third floor rotunda railing on Friday afternoon. The money fell down to a crowd that had gathered to listen to holiday music. When the performers starting singing "Let It Snow," Vorobyov started tossing the cash. He told police he was going through a divorce and having financial problems. He only had $1,000 to his name.
MN Now Has One Of Its First Same-Sex DivorcesIt wasn't just same-sex marriage that became legal last week, so did same-sex divorce. "To me, it was like going to Vegas -- you go in, you get your piece of paper," Dawn Tuckner said. "You come home, you have no rights."