Can couples in a marriage and relationship skills training retreat learn to keep that loving feeling alive? Will those who lost each other years ago be able to rekindle what they once had?
If the Miami Heat's performance was the success measure, more couples would be happily married.
For children whose parents divorce or stay together in a constant state of crisis, despair or estrangement, celebrating Father's Day can come with unique challenges. Firsthand words of caution for parents who consider passing negative feelings about a current or former spouse on to their children.
Billionaire hedge fund investor Paul Tudor Jones says he subtracts 10-20 percent from a manager going through divorce. "One of my number one rules as an investor," Jones told a symposium at the University of Virginia, "is as soon as I find out a manager is going through divorce, redeem immediately."
For years, Ralph Lynn, a former Marine sniper in Iraq, suffered from undiagnosed PTSD. "My own relationship with my wife suffered to the point of divorce. After I got help, I am happy to say I am re-married to my best friend." Ralph and his wife Michelle today help other Veterans through marriage and relationship education retreats offered by the Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center in Augusta, Georgia.
As Carmageddon began, Jennifer Lopez and Marc Anthony announced their own marriage detour. For the 60-75% of Southern California couples approaching their own relationship bumps and off-ramps, Carmageddon may be just what the doctor ordered.
A non-partisan group of experts, scholars, and concerned citizens have come together to urge states to put the brakes on no-fault divorce practices they claim encourage hundreds of thousands of couples each year to split-up instead of make-up.