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A Pet Can Help Save Your Marriage

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Long periods of separation are hard on every couple, however for members of the military, separation is part of the job.  The U.S. Department of Defense wanted to find a way to help these struggling couples and so they looked to science. That’s where study leader James K. McNulty came into the picture. And according to his research (published in Psychological Science) the answer lies in adorable animal photos.
The study was comprised of couples (more...)

Man Allegedly Kills His Wife for Laughing at Him

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A wedding anniversary turns to murder when a husband loses control.
Kenneth Manzanares was detained on a cruise ship off the coast of Alaska for allegedly killing his wife – because she was laughing at him.
While police documents only refer to the 39-year-old victim as KM, it is widely believed to be Manzanares’ wife, Kristy Manzanares.
According to an FBI affidavit, a security officer aboard the Princess cruise ship detained Manzanares after finding blood on his (more...)

Woman Pleads Guilty To Causing Fiancé’s Death

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A New York woman is accused of killing her fiancé, Vincent Viafore, during a kayaking trip two years ago.
On April of 2015, Angelika Graswald went kayaking with her fiance Vincent Viaforé on the Hudson River when he drowned. At first the death was deemed an accident, but upon further investigation, it became apparent it was no accident.
Upon further examination of Graswald, she expressed frustration over their relationship and described her ambivalence as he drowned. Throughout (more...)

Woman Sentenced To 15 Months In Jail For Texting Suicide Case

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A Massachusetts woman has been found guilty of manslaughter after encouraging her boyfriend to commit suicide via text message.
The woman who coaxed her 18-year-old boyfriend into suicide by texts has been sentenced to a 2 1/2 year term but Michelle Carter will only serve 15 months in jail.
Conrad Roy III committed suicide in 2014 after Carter, 17 at the time, urged her young boyfriend to kill himself via texts and phone calls from 30 miles away.&(more...)

Dating Trend: Love Bombing

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Forget ghosting – the latest terrible dating trend to hit is “love bombing.”
If you thought it would be wonderful to meet someone new and have them overwhelm you with love and plans for the future, think again – you could be getting love bomb-ed. According to psychiatrist Dale Archer, love bombing is when one partner tries to win influence by pouring attention, promises, and affection on a new romantic partner. Many promises are made about the (more...)

Husband Celebrates Wife’s Curves In Viral Post

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Move over, Chrissy Teigen and John Legend.  We’re looking to a non-celebrity couple for #RelationshipGoals.
Robbie Tripp posted a picture of him and his wife, Sarah, hugging on a beach and staring lovingly into each other’s eyes. It was paired with a lengthy caption that’s been hailed as a love letter to his “curvy” wife.
In it, he challenged societal expectations of beauty and encouraged men to push back on (more...)

Three Theories Behind Chris Pratt and Anna Faris’ Separation

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Anna Faris and Chris Pratt’s social media had all of us believing they were the happiest Hollywood couple, but sadly that’s not the case.
Chris Pratt announced on his Facebook Sunday night, he and wife Anna Faris were separating after 8 years of marriage. Anna Faris later shared the same message on her Twitter account.
The celebrity pair often publicly expressed their love for each other and their 4-year-old son. However, it seems behind the (more...)

Divorce After 50 Years Of Marriage

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The majority of divorces occur within the first 10 years of the wedding but today, people are getting divorced even after decades of living together. It has been typically observed that once a marriage is in its second decade, or if there are children involved, people tend to delay divorcing their partner either because they […]

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Top Mistakes Parents Tend to Make After Their Divorce

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When a marriage ends, things can be pretty bad for the children. Some kids are asked to make peace between bickering exes while they are still lamenting over or missing a parent who moved out all of a sudden. There are other children who have to cope up with parents who are suddenly at a loss to handle daily chores such as helping them with a home task or making meals.
There are some parents who feel that once (more...)

Understanding Divorce & Innocent Joint Tax Filer Relief

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Both you and your registered domestic partner or spouse assume tax paying responsibility when you file California joint tax return. Responsibility is also assumed for applicable interest and penalties. If you meet a few specific legal requirements, you could qualify for relief from payment of part or all of tax liability.
Traditional Innocent Joint Filer Relief
It is possible to qualify for relief from the assessed additional tax, interest and penalties when you satisfy the following conditions like filing (more...)