All too often, the divorced parents of minor children behave at a maturity level lower than their children. Custodial and non-custodial, female and male parents can be guilty of this behavior, and finding the right way to deal with these situations if often extraordinarily difficult. Usually the parent or parents are so caught up in their own little lives they forget that the guiding principle is supposed to be the best interest of the children. A convenient way to illustrate what I am talking about is to give examples from my experience:

Domestic violence persists as a major problem in society

Domestic violence persists as a major problem in society. It is alive and well around the world and more ingrained culturally in other countries than in the United States. We at least pretend to want to treat women as equals. Many countries in the Middle East, excluding Israel, unabashedly treat women as second or third class citizens, and crimes committed against them go unpunished. To think that this is tolerated in the year 2015 makes a person wonder whether the human race is capable of serious advancement.

Separation During Divorce

During the Queen of England’s Diamond Jubilee, the Bishop of London said “Promiscuity, separation and divorce have reached epidemic proportions in our society.” He blamed that, at least partially, on Britain’s increased material prosperity since the time Queen Elizabeth became Queen in 1952. I am no expert on Britain’s domestic marital problems or its causes,…

Legal Reverberations from the Internet and Social Networking

For those of you who don’t know it, the law caught up with the Internet and digital communications some time ago. However, a lot of people don’t seem to realize it. Either through naiveté or fecklessness, some poor souls continue to put indiscrete information on Facebook, Linkedin, and Twitter, or in emails, text messages, or...