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Egytian woman seeks divorce over housework

Peter Vassila
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A 28 year old woman in Egypt referred to as Samar M has filed for divorce because her husband of 2 weeks does all the housework - cooking, cleaning, sweeping and the laundry. Speaking to Egyptian news website Masrawy, Samar M said that her husband “is...

Trouble in Paradise for Woman who Married Herself

Peter Vassila
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Following on from Marion Foley’s recent blog post on Sologamy – the growing trend of people marrying themselves – it seems that being true to oneself is not without its temptations!!! Sophie Turner decided to marry herself back in May 2015...

Divorce - Is it part of your DNA?

Peter Vassila
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According to a team of American and Swedish researchers, your risk of divorcing could have a genetic link.  Research has shown that divorces tend to run in families, with children of divorced parents more likely to end up divorced in comparison to...

With this ring I thee wed....... myself!

Marion Foley
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Sologamy or self-marriage is reported to be a growing wedding trend for those who have haven’t found their Mr or Mrs Right and have chosen to marry themselves. The press recently reported on an Italian fitness instructor who decided to marry herself...

How crass is it to ask for money on your wedding day?

Marion Foley
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A bride posting on the Mumsnet website has been blasted for asking if it is alright to ask guests for money as a wedding gift.  The posting led to a flurry of responses, some very strong, both for and against the idea.  So, what’s de rigueur...

Scout leaders hunt for marriage certificate left in taxi

Peter Vassila
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A newly married couple in Oxford are on a city wide hunt for their marriage certificate which has been lost in the back of a taxi! The scout leaders - Rebecca Lord and Richard Butler – found themselves desperately contacting every taxi firm in the...

Let's Celebrate!!!

Marion Foley
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In January of this year I celebrated 20 years as a family law solicitor and I mean celebrated because I remain as fulfilled by my job twenty years on as when I first started out as a trainee at a local firm in Edmonton.   My training was a baptism...