If you ever thought sports were overrated, a new study may change your mind; especially for fathers who seek to improve their relationships with their daughters. A study conducted by researchers at Baylor University found that fathers who played sports with their daughters were more likely to have bonding moments, and thus, stronger relationships.
Divorce already carries its own set of financial challenges; how to maintain two households on one budget, how to split marital assets, and debts should be dealt with. Divorcing during tax season can come with unanticipated, yet costly consequences. This can be especially troublesome for couples who are not well-versed with the tax code.
Restoring one's maiden name is a common exercise in a divorce. It can be another step in new life journey or a way to erase a painful and troubling past. Others may want to keep their married name because they don't want to go through the hassle of changing their identity on every piece of information they have. Some may want to keep their surname because their children have it, and that bond shouldn't be broken even though the marriage has been dissolved.
Long divorces are quite rare. But when they happen, they garner quite a bit of media attention. Kim Kardashian's divorce proceedings with Kris Humphries have lasted six times as long as their 72 day marriage. (Later this month, they will actually determine a trial date).