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From TheJournal.ie Dispossessed dads: ‘Fathers are second-class parents and given limited access to children’ International Men's Day

Dispossessed dads: ‘Fathers are second-class parents and given limited access to children’

Separated dads are getting a raw deal when it comes to custody arrangements and it’s hurting children most, writes Dr Roisin O’Shea.

From TheJournal.ie Brad Pitt cleared of physical abuse allegation towards teenage son Divorce

Brad Pitt cleared of physical abuse allegation towards teenage son

The alleged incident was said to have happened on a flight from France.

From TheJournal.ie As China's divorce rates surge, 'mistress hunters' are being hired to end affairs All For Love

As China's divorce rates surge, 'mistress hunters' are being hired to end affairs

“My goal is to prevent divorces,” said Shu Xin, founder of the mistress hunter service.

From TheJournal.ie Johnny Depp to pay $7 million after finalising divorce from Amber Heard Divorce

Johnny Depp to pay $7 million after finalising divorce from Amber Heard

Heard filed papers to withdraw her claims of abuse, dropping an application to extend a restraining order against the Oscar-nominated actor.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should the wait time for a divorce be cut to two years? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the wait time for a divorce be cut to two years?

The Dáil is likely to debate legislation on the issue when it is back in session in the autumn.

From TheJournal.ie 'It's like a death': Divorced people are at higher risk of psychiatric illness in Ireland Breakup

'It's like a death': Divorced people are at higher risk of psychiatric illness in Ireland

Although divorced people accounted for only 4% of all psychiatric admissions, they had the highest rate compared to married or single people.

From TheJournal.ie There has been a jump in divorce cases, with more women than men applying Courts Service

There has been a jump in divorce cases, with more women than men applying

Meanwhile, the District Court dealt with 12,000 drugs offences and 30,000 public order offences in 2015.

From TheJournal.ie Ex-model wins €62 million in divorce from Saudi billionaire London

Ex-model wins €62 million in divorce from Saudi billionaire

Her husband divorced her under Islamic law without her knowledge and married a 25-year-old Lebanese model in 2012.

Someone has created the perfect Star Wars themed divorce cake

Well done to all involved.

From TheJournal.ie Woman arrested after husband secretly films her apparently beating mother-in-law India

Woman arrested after husband secretly films her apparently beating mother-in-law

However, the woman denies the allegations and claims the video is fabricated.

From TheJournal.ie Whose house is Christmas in this year? 10 tips to mind yourself and the kids this Christmas Separated

Whose house is Christmas in this year? 10 tips to mind yourself and the kids this Christmas

Separated parents need to be prepared for the week ahead.

From TheJournal.ie Relationship breakdowns: 11 tips on helping your children cope Column

Relationship breakdowns: 11 tips on helping your children cope

Relationships end and marriages fail, but the collateral damage can be controlled, Karl Melvin writes.

From TheJournal.ie Settlement reached in most costly divorce of all time Ouch

Settlement reached in most costly divorce of all time

Elena Rybolovlev was awarded half the fortune of her ex-husband Dmitry Rybolovlev.

From TheJournal.ie Divorce, preschool, and hospital beds: A snapshot of how Ireland compares to the rest of Europe Maps
From TheJournal.ie Ex-husband of Kardashian sister hospitalised after being found unconscious in brothel Nevada

Ex-husband of Kardashian sister hospitalised after being found unconscious in brothel

Lamar Odom, a former NBA star, was found in the legal brothel in Nevada yesterday and is reportedly fighting for his life.

From TheJournal.ie 'You're an adult and your parents are fighting, but it's not your job to fix their relationship' Opinion

'You're an adult and your parents are fighting, but it's not your job to fix their relationship'

Regardless of your age, if your parents aren’t getting on or are separating, it’s not easy. It is often assumed that adult children can take it on the chin, but it is not that straight forward, writes Bernadette Ryan.

From TheJournal.ie What is an annulment and who can get one? Separate Ways

What is an annulment and who can get one?

Pope Francis thinks more of them is a good idea.

From TheJournal.ie Agreeing to disagree could be bad for your relationship Red Flag

Agreeing to disagree could be bad for your relationship

That’s according to this expert anyway. But you could agree to disagree with them…

From TheJournal.ie Couple vow to divorce if same-sex marriage is legalised in Australia Till Gay Do Us Part

Couple vow to divorce if same-sex marriage is legalised in Australia

The husband wrote an opinion piece about their situation.

From TheJournal.ie Homer and Marge are splitting up NO NO NO

Homer and Marge are splitting up

Ah here.

From TheJournal.ie "Holy s***": Irish comedian reveals Sarah Jessica Parker will star in the TV show she wrote Sharon Horgan

"Holy s***": Irish comedian reveals Sarah Jessica Parker will star in the TV show she wrote

You might recognise the ace Sharon Horgan from Catastrophe.

A man divorced his wife of 36 years because she had 'deformed' boobs

He claims he didn’t see her breasts until two years after they were married. Right.

From TheJournal.ie To thee I do wed: A century of marriage in Ireland The Big Day Through The Ages

To thee I do wed: A century of marriage in Ireland

How was it when your parents and grandparents got hitched? And how does today’s Ireland compare?

Ryan Gosling is grand with Eva Mendes wearing a tracksuit, actually

The actress jokingly said that wearing a tracksuit was the “number one cause of divorce”, and everyone panicked.

From TheJournal.ie People of faith urged to "be brave" and vote Yes in same-sex marriage referendum Referendum

People of faith urged to "be brave" and vote Yes in same-sex marriage referendum

Faith in Marriage Equality includes Catholic and Church of Ireland members.

From TheJournal.ie Separated father with joint custody wrongly granted single person rent allowance Family Circumstances

Separated father with joint custody wrongly granted single person rent allowance

The High Court ruled that the decision must be reviewed.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Irish family life has changed dramatically in just one generation Parenting

Opinion: Irish family life has changed dramatically in just one generation

Domestic life is more diverse than ever – but strong relationships, love and support within families are more important than their structure.

From TheJournal.ie Vatican looks to reform church's stance on 'living in sin', marriage, and divorce Catholicism

Vatican looks to reform church's stance on 'living in sin', marriage, and divorce

Pope Francis suggested the Catholic Church must address the present gulf between what it currently says on these issues and what tens of millions of believers actually do.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Ireland is out of sync with the rest of the world – prenups can strengthen a marriage Prenup

Opinion: Ireland is out of sync with the rest of the world – prenups can strengthen a marriage

The enforceability of prenuptial agreements remains a major question in Ireland; but in a country legal aid is limited, avoiding long battles in court is essential

From TheJournal.ie A Week in the Family Court: Judge warns parents that he wants no 'point scoring' Family Courts Series

A Week in the Family Court: Judge warns parents that he wants no 'point scoring'

TheJournal.ie spent a week observing cases in the Family Court. Here’s a selection of some of the common cases linked to relationship breakdowns.

6 wonderful things 'Chavril' gave the world

Something something something so complicated.

From TheJournal.ie This oil baron's divorce could cost him $17 BILLION Hit Him In The Pocket

This oil baron's divorce could cost him $17 BILLION

Holla “we want prenup”.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Our most important family law reform for a generation isn't child friendly Family Court

Opinion: Our most important family law reform for a generation isn't child friendly

Compared with best practice elsewhere, our courts currently have major shortcomings from the perspective of children.

Man claims wife asked for divorce because he didn't like Frozen

She said there was something wrong with her husband “as a human being” because he didn’t like the film.

Katie Price announces her third divorce on Twitter

The news comes only days after the glamour model announced she was pregnant.

From TheJournal.ie Extract: A divorce or break-up is much like a bereavment Breaking Up Is Hard To Do

Extract: A divorce or break-up is much like a bereavment

A person undergoing the bereavement process of breakdown and separation is trying to survive, on both an emotional and practical level, writes Helen Collins.

Lawyer offers free Valentine's divorce to the couple with the best reason for splitting

Divorce lawyer Walter H. Bentley III really likes to help unhappy couples part ways.

From TheJournal.ie Confused about separation or divorce? New videos aim to offer simple advice Family Law

Confused about separation or divorce? New videos aim to offer simple advice

The videos, by the Ombudsman for Children and the Courts Service, offer advice on the workings of a family law court and the process of a separation.