Can your marriage make you sick?

Blog Monthly Archives: October 2016

Can your marriage make you sick?

There is no doubt that stress is hazardous to a person’s health. But when the stress comes from an unhappy marriage, can it literally make one sick? Turns out that it might, as one study done in 2005 indicated that remaining in a rocky marriage can worsen certain health conditions. A separate study found that […]
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Divorce circumstances can dictate decisions that must be made

Having to go through a divorce isn’t a fun event. Even when you are the one who was ready to call it quits, the reality that you are going to end your marriage and divide your assets can be difficult to cope with. On top of the life-changing events that you are having to deal […]
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The housing market can affect how the marital home is handled

Who gets to keep the house? That is a question that is asked often in divorce cases in Canada. The answer isn’t one that is always simple. Typically, the couple’s assets are divided during the divorce. Even if only one spouse’s name is on the deed, both spouses usually get half of the equalization of […]
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Polyamorous family don’t have many legal protections

Polyamorists — those who commit to a relationship with more than one person who is in a committed intimate relationship — face challenges when they are looking for legal protections for family law matters in Canada. While this population demographic isn’t a large one, the executive director of the Canadian National Research Institute for Law […]
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Can you be too polite when tip-toeing around the money topic?

Canadians have a reputation for being unfailingly polite, in contrast to our often-brash neighbours to the south. However, could we be too polite at times? Perhaps so, according to one online survey by CIBC of 1,047 Canadians who participate in Angus Reid Forums. Findings suggest that almost all couples think that discussing finances openly prior […]
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Consider each point in your divorce settlement carefully

In our previous blog post, we discussed how pornography can have negative effects on your marriage. If you have decided that your marriage is over because of pornography, you might be ready to file for a divorce. This is a big step since it will end your marriage and give you a fresh start as […]
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