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Jennifer Bailey

Jennifer Bailey is a Web designer living in Canada. When she's not working or writing, you'll probably find her playing PlayStation or watching something from her alarmingly extensive DVD collection. She has a 15-month-old son, and while they don't share the same taste in movies, he does at least enjoy eating the PlayStation.

Jennifer Bailey

Most Recent Articles

But Who Gets Fluffy?

Thursday, 06 December 2007 15:30
What do you do when you and your ex-spouse can't agree on who keeps the family pet? This may seem like an non-issue, but with pets being treated more like family members, it's one that has come up time and again.Consider the San Diego woman who…

Spoiled Kids Lead To Divorce?

Friday, 07 December 2007 15:00
China, a country not exactly known as a defender of human rights and freedoms, is experiencing higher than ever divorce rates thanks to legislation that makes divorce much easier.As little as five years ago, a couple had to obtain permission from…

Free At Last?

Wednesday, 12 December 2007 15:00
Imagine you've just caught your spouse cheating — unfortunately for many, not a difficult task. You go through the entire gamut of emotions, and you ask your spouse to leave. But what do you do when they just won't go?Lawyers are now…
Many of us are very familiar with the questions and decisions that lead us to divorce. We consider all the major things like finances, custody, living arrangements, etc. But what about the little things?Reading through the stories our bloggers have…

Time To Make Some Changes

Friday, 14 December 2007 17:00
What is the one thing divorced couples have in common? Ask any of them, and you'll find at least one member of the ex-couple is not happy with the way divorce is currently handled by the legal system. One organization, Men and Women Against…

Divorced, Finally, But I Still Love Him

Friday, 14 January 2011 12:10
Imagine that you and your spouse have divorced and are sharing custody of your son. You've gone through the divorce process and all that entails — the usual custody battles and fights over the division of assets — and the bitterness and…

The Pros And Cons Of Collaborative Divorce

Sunday, 23 January 2011 09:50
In making the decision to get divorced, we've all probably spent some time in dread of the impending process. However, imagine you and your ex-spouse walking away from the finalized proceedings saying "We both liked both lawyers. As a group, we had…

How's This For Holiday Spirit?

Monday, 24 December 2007 15:00
Not a lot leaves me speechless, but this one's got me almost silent. A woman recently wrote in to an advice column stating she was considering divorcing her husband because he had not bought her what she wanted for Christmas 12 years in a row.…

Married Under False Pretenses

Thursday, 27 December 2007 17:00
An interesting situation has presented itself in New Delhi, India. A woman there filed for and was granted a divorce based on her spouse "misrepresenting" (read: lying) about his biodata, or biographical information.It turns out that when they met,…

Who Decides What's Reasonable?

Friday, 28 December 2007 17:00
Yesterday I told you about a woman in New Delhi who was granted a divorce after she was able to demonstrate to the court that her husband had lied about his age, education, and income. The court decided that these lies constituted fraud and…

Strange Cuban Bedfellows

Monday, 31 December 2007 17:00
There was big news in the divorce blogging world a few weeks ago when a study was released saying that divorce was bad for the environment. When a couple splits up, there becomes a need for two apartments or houses, two beds, two cars, even two…

Be Careful When Taking Friendly Advice

Thursday, 03 January 2008 17:00
So here we are, another Christmas season successfully behind us, and reading another article outlining the effects the holidays have on divorce. I think by now it's a widely accepted fact that while Christmas and other holidays do not cause people…

Are They Really Just Bouncing Back?

Friday, 04 January 2008 13:00
What constitutes a "rebound relationship"? The Canadian Press, a news Web site, ran an article examining Hollywood relationships, and the propensity some stars seem to have of leaping from one relationship right into another. The article sites a few …

Divorce Rate Skyrockets In Chile

Wednesday, 09 January 2008 17:00
The divorce rate in Chile is still skyrocketing, thanks to divorce legislation that was finally passed late in 2004. Previously, Chile was the only country in the Western world without a divorce law.Lat year saw a total of 15,609 divorces, compared…

Teens Distant From Divorced Dads

Thursday, 10 January 2008 17:00
Sometimes it amazes me how often we need to prove scientifically that which we already know through plain common sense. An article on the ScienceDaily Web site is a good case in point.The article pointed out that children of divorce often become…

In India, Counseling Leads To Divorce

Friday, 11 January 2008 13:00
Over the last little while, we've posted quite a few articles discussing the state of divorce in various countries around the world. One thing that has become clear is that divorce is not a Western phenomenon. Today I found an article in The Times…

Divorced Dads Receive Unfair Treatment

Tuesday, 15 January 2008 15:00
I read a very interesting piece on the plight of divorce dads. Basically the writer says that men are unfairly treated by the courts when it comes to divorce. She believes that the unfair treatment stems from the fact that women are almost always…

The Silver Linings Of Divorce

Thursday, 17 January 2008 10:00
Recently I read an interview in the U.S. News and Daily Report with Tim Harford, author of The Logic of Life: The Rational Economics of an Irrational World. His book explores the idea that there are many rational choices that lie behind seemingly…

A New Life Is Born

Friday, 18 January 2008 13:00
You have to love stories like this.Jennifer Heath is an American citizen living in Fiji. She married a local man but after 12 years of marriage he decided to divorce her and move back to the US. This left her on her own with children to…

Celebrating 150 Years Of Modern Divorce

Tuesday, 22 January 2008 09:00
With all the divorce drama going on in the news today, it's interesting to see the way things were. This weekend I learned about Caroline Norton, daughter of British playwright Richard Sheridan. She is the woman directly responsible for modern…
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