The number of people divorcing after age 50 is increasing. Whether it is because of financial independence, couples growing apart or because children have left the nest, more people are finding that their marriages will not last. "Gray" divorces have unique legal and emotional issues. As such, they may not be resolved as quickly (or as easily) as other dissolutions.
Hall of Fame basketball player Michael Jordan is in the news once again. Indeed, his Charlotte Bobcats are having another abysmal season, but this news is for off-the-court allegations.
The vestiges of sex discrimination still appear in the American workplace. Women still make nearly 80 cents to every dollar a man makes, and they still have to deal with sexual harassment. However, men may have to deal with the stereotypes that come with the traditional norms of parental relationships; specifically that men put work first and leave time for child rearing to their spouses.