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What are Your Rights as a Non-Biological Father?

Some non-biological fathers, including stepfathers, long-term partners, and same-sex partners, develop deep and loving relationships with their non-biological children. In some instances, a father might believe that a child is really his biological offspring, only…





3 Tips to a Stress-Free Divorce

Many couples who have been through and are still in the process of a divorce would agree that it’s not easy. It’s a huge emotional distress, especially when there are kids involved. Divorce that’s taking…


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Divorce and How it Affects Preteens

Divorce is inevitable in any relationship. It’s a decision that does not only affect couples but their children as well. In this article, let us explain how divorce affects preteens (children aged nine to twelve…




Be Brave: Why You Should File for Divorce First

Divorce is often equated with failure. It has earned this negative connotation because it alters the lives of the people involved, especially spouses and their children. This is probably the reason why either party is…


What to Do When Your Marriage Is in Trouble

A rocky marriage is upsetting. You try everything you possibly can, but it seems like nothing is working. Although there are a lot of people experiencing this particular predicament, a lot of troubled marriages can…