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Millionaire Matchmaker Patti Stanger on successful women finding love, her abortion and why college women should freeze their eggs

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  On Like a Mother with Emma Johnson, I interviewed Millionaire Matchmaker Patti Stanger who recently launched the audio coaching program, “The Single Girls’ Handbook,” and her wine, P.S. Match, and is author of four books, including Become Your Own Matchmaker. My...

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How to become a virtual assistant

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Having children can put a damper on your career in more ways than one. Not only do women tend to lose out on career advancement opportunities each time they take maternity leave, but it can be difficult to focus on...

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BEWARE of Parenting Under ‘Nanny State’ Next Door Neighbours – if this sounds crazy to you, that’s because it is.

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I was invited on to the Michael Graham Show on talkRADIO talking about this parenting story in America.
It struck a cord with me as I’m locked into a bit of an unpleasant situation with my  next door neighbours after I trimmed their overhanging branches in my garden. They’ve suddenly put up  a huge Razor Wire fence with rolls of highly dangerous Razor Wire on my land, and I’(more...)

Top companies with work-from-home jobs for moms

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I have been a work at home freelance writer and media professional for the past 15 years. There is no way that I could manage my family life, business, and personal care without the flexibility my WAH schedule affords me....

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The Nitty Gritty of Equitable Distribution in Oklahoma Divorce

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Oklahoma is one of forty states that is an equitable distribution state, which means that asset distribution after a divorce is accomplished fairly. Most people believe that assets and debts are divided 50-50 in a divorce, however in equitable distribution states, assets are divided based on the concept of fairness. 
The division process is quite complicated and requires representation. You should hire a skilled Tulsa divorce attorney in order to accurately and properly receive items that are rightfully (more...)

Is Alimony I am Already Paying for a Previous Marriage Considered in Determining Alimony in my Current Tulsa Divorce?

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In Oklahoma, alimony (also known as spousal support) is calculated and assigned based on many different factors. Judges have wide discretion when assigning alimony. Judges use their discretion to weigh various factors in deciding what is fair and equitable.

However, before discussing how alimony is calculated and if alimony from a prior marriage is considered in the calculation, it is important to understand the purpose behind alimony.
What is Alimony
The word “alimony” itself came from (more...)

For Boris Johnson’s wife, it’s one affair too many. But his party doesn’t care | Suzanne Moore

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The Tories have long known he is a cheat and liar whose only loyalty is to himself. What will it take for them to ditch him?Oh frabjous day, if reports are to be believed, the wife of Boris Johnson finally kicks him out for good. A statement announces their divorce. Marina Wheeler is only ever described as “long-suffering” or as a “high-flying lawyer”. She may well be these things and a lot more besides. (more...)

My parents have separated. Where does that leave me?

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This is a period of massive transition – but remember your parents are replacing their partners, not you, says Annalisa BarbieriMy parents separated more than a year ago. I’m 21, so it didn’t have the biggest impact on my day-to-day life, but emotionally it’s been an extremely challenging time. They’re both finally moving on. Although I obviously love seeing my parents happy, I can’t help but feel uneasy thinking (more...)

UK government to launch consultation on no-fault divorces

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Advocates say proposals could help streamline a slow and confrontational processA consultation on introducing “no-fault divorces”, which could streamline the slow and confrontational procedures couples face when separating, is being prepared by the government.The justice secretary, David Gauke, who has previously acknowledged that the argument for reform is “strong”, is expected to launch a public debate on proposals to modernise legislation that has not been changed for almost 50 years. Related: Nobody’s (more...)

On My Birthday I Will Be Present And Open Presents

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Today is my birthday. I’m 53 and I want to share some thoughts on how to be present and what that means to me.
 
A few months ago, I was having an argument with someone and he said, “You know what your problem is? You’ve never had anything bad happen to you. That’s why you write about all this stupid divorce drama.”
 
OK… First of all, my dad (more...)