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If you’re being unfaithful to your partner but haven’t been extremely careful about your Facebook profile, you are very likely to be caught out. And rightly so. Divorce lawyers are ditching the old-fashioned methods — private detectives and the like — in favour of snooping the social networks to catch […]

Cheating online? Facebook will catch you out







The imminent separation of a couple, particularly those with children, can be painful for friends and extended family as well as for those directly involved, yet those surrounding a couple often play a significant role in working things through. A YouGov survey of one thousand separated parents (with children under […]

Grandparents take on influential role when couples separate





Social networking phenomenon Facebook is at least partly responsible for one in five marriage breakups, if you believe the latest research from a British online divorce service. By scanning their divorce petition database, they found that the word “Facebook” was used in 989 out of 5,000 cases sampled. It seems […]

Facebook bad for marriage says new research


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Last year, when the scale of the economic crisis was still dawning upon us, the UK’s Office of National Statistics found that the slowing property market could be reducing the divorce rate. That doesn’t mean that relationships have suddenly got significantly better. In fact, financial turmoil places a real strain […]

Bad economy: divorce down, domestic violence up


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There’s nothing like a bit of tech sex to sell tabloid newspapers, so the recent report that a wife wants to divorce her husband because he took part in virtual gay sex in the online game Second Life isn’t much of a surprise. I reported on the threat of virtual […]

Get that computer out of our bed! Virtual reality drives ...