It’s divorce day – let’s bust some marriage myths | Zoe Williams

By: Juliet
On: Monday, 5 January, 2015

The conservative narrative baffles: how can tying the knot be both a moral choice and an insurance policy?

It’s divorce day, the first working Monday after Christmas, customarily the busiest time of the year for family lawyers. In this age of constant contact, there’s been a modest surge in people seeking advice between Christmas and New Year, but for most, Twelfth Nisi is today (a half-pun for those who have already begun their divorce). If you’re married, there is a one in five chance you’re considering a split (according to a survey by legal firm Irwin Mitchell); …read more

Source: Life and style: Divorce | theguardian.com