They hadn't gotten along in a long while. He was quick at name calling, disparaging everything she tried to do. They were both supposed to be in charge of the family finances but it didn't work that way. If he wanted something, he just went out and bought it. If she wanted something, he always said they couldn't afford it.
I trusted him. So, we opened a joint account. We were both working and soon I set it up so my paycheck was direct deposited. We used it to pay our bills.
There was a rule in our home growing up (ok, several rules, but one pertinent to this post): we were not allowed to call someone on the phone after 9pm. Back in those days, there were no cell phones and no texting. If you wanted to call someone, you picked up the phone attached to the wall in your house and called the person at their house, who answered the phone attached to their wall.
At some point, everyone in a relationship thinks their significant other is somewhat crazy. But what if they really are?
Six months. We've lived in this alternate universe now for six months. And what's more, there is no end in sight. Some big companies are telling their employees to plan to work remotely through the summer of 2021. Of course, that's still a whole year away.
What better way is there to spend my time as a newly-wed than talking about divorce? During the months leading up to my nuptials, my husband and I enrolled in a pre-marital counseling course. The course included eight couples to one counselor and a broad discussion on how to build and maintain a successful marriage. In sum, we were taught that there are three pillars of marriage: intimacy, commitment and passion. Each pillar was a lesson in the course and at the end of each lesson, we reviewed behaviors of married couples that were likely to bring down that respective pillar and trigger a divorce. In other words, Aif you do not want to end up divorced like these people, do not adopt these [email protected] Message received.
Divorce is the ultimate break up. As divorce attorneys, we are in the break up business. Unfortunately, that is often overlooked in the lawyer's office where the focus is on asset division, child support, and rotating weekends.
There is no dispute that Covid-19 has affected everything. Conducting the people's legal business is no exception.
"That's the problem with being the strong one; No one offers you a hand."