Marriage and Divorce:
The average cost of wedding comes around $21,000 to $24,000 whereas on the other hand, the average cost of a litigated divorce comes to $25,000 t0 $50,000. If we consider the cases of divorce which had huge costs then the divorces of Harrison Ford, Michael Jordan, Beil Diamond and Steven Spielberg will come in the list with cost of more than $100 million each. In USA the percentage of marriages that end in divorce is exactly 50%.
Risk Factors that leads to Divorce:
Though there is no set rules that may decide whether a person will be divorced or not but there are certain factors that may increase the chances of a person getting divorced. The top 4 factors that may lead to divorce are cohabitation, lack of education among women, previous marriage of either of the partner and financial issues.
Marriage and Divorce Economics:
It is generally seen that Americans who have less education are less likely to get married whereas the college educated Americans are more likely to get married. The children with married parents are likely to enjoy a better life as they enjoy more disposable income, have more free time and have a stable life in future. On the other hand, the children of single parent are more likely to live in poverty and have a lower income.
Strange Divorce Cases:
Though there are various reasons due to which couple may get divorced but there are various strange cases of divorce across the globe. A woman in China in the year 2001 filed for a divorce after her pet bird tattled the infidelities of her husband. In India a man wanted a divorce from his wife as she did not wear the clothes that were modern. A woman in England divorced her husband as she found him cheating to her in an online video game.
Holiday and newly divorced parents:
One of the biggest challenge that is faced by the newly divorced parents is the handling of their first holiday after the divorce. In order to enjoy a stress free holiday the divorced parents can use some simple yet effective tips which include acting in the best interest of the children, making new memories, involving children in decision making, planning in advance, avoiding the guilt trip, being realistic and cooperating.
Child Support after divorce:
When there is an end of a marriage or a relationship, the parent has to pay for the financial benefit of the child in the form of an ongoing periodic payment which is known as child support. This payment can also be a one time lump sum amount as per the case and jurisdiction. The obligor who is the non custodial parent has to pay the child support to the oblige who is the custodial parent of the child.
Problems with Gay divorces:
The marriages in the same sex are made legal in 6 states and Washington DC. But if a couple lives in a state that does not allow same sex marriage, they will not be granted divorce as well. In this condition, there will various problems that will be faced by the gay couples like neither of them can again get married or enter a civil union, retirement packages will not be divided easily, issues of tax will arise and others.
Getting ready for a new relationship after divorce:
In order to start a fresh new relationship just follow some simple tips like leaving behind your memories, improving your self esteem, actively taking part in social activities, love yourself and explore every opportunity of meeting new people.
Divorce of celebrities:
Divorce of celebrities is one of the most talked about issues across the globe. There are various weird stories associated with the celebrities divorce. Zsa Zsa Gabor had 9 marriages, 9 husbands and 1 annulment. The divorce settlement of Roman and Irina Abramovich had a cost of around $300 million and was among the most costly divorce settlements of celebrities.
Some more facts about divorce:
The divorce process on an average takes around 8 months and incurs a cost of around $18,400. February is considered to be the month active month for divorce whereas October is observed as the least active month.