Christmas Carols and Coping with Divorce During the Holidays

By: Eronn A. Putman Divorce can be so traumatic to the mind, body, and immune system that it can lead to depression, anxiety, and psychological illness.  For many, this experience happens at a time that is usually marked with apple cider, Christmas carols and a repeat of Mariah Carey's 1994 classic. Dealing with divorce during the …

That Part: Common Law Marriage, Palimony & Punitive Measures for Love Lost

By: E.A. Putman A common law marriage is more than just living together and it is more than just calling your partner "hubby" or "wifey." This is the scenario: a person leaves their budding career at the request of their partner, raises the children, takes care of the home and supports the dreams and ideas …

Divorce ROOKie: How to Make Moves to Become One of the Games Most Powerful Pieces

By: Jazmyne Betters In the game of chess, the Rook is the piece that starts in the back corner, unable to make any moves. In the beginning of the divorce process, a person may feel like they are backed into a corner, unable to do anything. When and if the right moves are made, the …