I have always had a deep suspicion of divorce lawyers who claim to focus on a certain gender. These lawyers claim that the court system is biased against men or women. Although I have never been up against one of these “gender lawyers,” they have always struck me as unnecessarily adversarial.
Nietzsche in c. 1872. The same affects in man and woman are yet different in tempo: therefore man and woman do not cease to misunderstand each other. —Nietzsche
Alarmists cite the increasing divorce rate as a sign that we don’t take things seriously anymore. But – I wonder – could our increased life-spans be the cause of our high divorce rate?
Attorney Al Nye from Maine has a great post on the 12 things you should do before filing for divorce. Here’s a highlight:
Photograph taken in 1882 by Napoleon Sarony Those who are faithful know only the trivial side of love: it is the faithless who know love’s tragedies. —Oscar Wilde