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Divorce mediation an answer to avoiding added stress

California isn’t the only state with rising divorce rates. Across the nation, partners find it more difficult to make marriages last. While there are many theories as to why the divorce rate is rising, some speculate it might have to do with more demands in the work place as well as the home. Whatever the reason for divorce, be it high stress or fidelity issues, divorce mediation is a relatively new and helpful option for separation.

California man demands alimony payment, family rape conviction

There are many troubling and emotional moments during the divorce process. As California residents know, separating from one's spouse is much more than making a quick decision to end a marriage. On top of the emotional strife are also difficult issues such as property division and alimony which can send any already contentious pair into a spiral of adversarial proceedings.

Financial differences popular cited reason for divorce

As California residents know, there are a spectrum of reasons why any couple might get divorced. A recent article focuses on a few of these major reasons, which include financial differences and education level. It likely comes as no surprise to California residents that a married couple might separate over financial disputes specifically. Finances are often a stressful and emotion-filled issue to address.

Traditional gender roles and child custody

In the recent decades, a lot of the things have changed about American culture. One of the major movements of societal modification involves that of changing gender roles. In a world where it is no longer politically correct to correlate certain household chores and family obligations to a particular gender, one social critic questions whether equality is serving the greater good.

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