Recently it was reported that Kris Humphries rejected a $10 million divorce settlement deal from Kim Kardashian. Rather, the professional athlete wants to continue to pursue an annulment.
We live in a global economy where international travel is easier than ever before. The Internet also affords us the options to easily and quickly connect with someone living in another country. Due to this, more and more people are falling in love and marrying residents of other countries. Of course, for many couples this totally works. However, for others -- when one spouse wants to get a divorce -- the entire process can become quite tricky, even more so when children are involved and there is dual citizenship between any of the family members.
There is no doubt about it: Divorce can be hard on a dad. Many go from being able to see their children every day of the week to having to stick to a visitation schedule. However, it is important for Missouri fathers to keep in mind that they still have rights as a father -- even if they don't have primary custody -- and that it is possible to have a consistent and meaningful relationship with their children after a divorce.
It's almost the end of the year. And while for some couples there is the kiss when the ball drops, for many others their New Year's resolution is to get out of their marriage. In fact, historically, there is an increase in the number of divorce filings in the beginning of the year.
Divorce can be a tough subject to talk about, but considering the fact that a good number of children live in divorced homes, the popular kids TV show "Sesame Street" decided to tackle the topic as part of a multimedia kit. The 13-minute segment is online available only and will not be aired on TV.
With it being smack in the middle of the holiday season, it's important to recognize the fact that divorce around the holidays can be particularly hard on fathers, especially if this is the first year the kids are with an ex-wife. However, simply understanding that this is normal can go a long ways in helping everyone during this adjustment period.