Category Archives: divorce

Bitch Diploma

The other day, a friend of ours vented about his ex-wife trying to sabotage his summer vacation with the kids by calling them, telling them their father was going to take them away and not bring them back, cryptically urging … Continue reading

Posted in better than her, childish people, crazy bitch, divorce, ex-husband, grow up, kids, parental alienation, so-called mothers | 6 Comments

Numbers Don’t Lie

What would you think if a court docket for a divorce proceeding has 179 entries to date? Or if I told you that of these 179 entries on the court docket, 138 (77%) are items filed by the ex-wife? Or … Continue reading

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Language and Words

I am often struck (and not impressed) by the language used to refer to the children caught in the cross-fire of a divorce and custody battle (and frequently, “battle” is unfortunately the best word for it). I cringe at phrases … Continue reading

Posted in children's rights, custody, divorce, language, respect for children, wording | 12 Comments

Two Sheets of Paper

Cleaning out my file box this past weekend, I came across the extensive documentation of my divorce so long ago: two sheets of paper. Yep, that’s it. A single court record, stapled in the corner, declaring us officially divorced, and … Continue reading

Posted in court, divorce, filing, lawyers suck, ligitation-happy, papers | 10 Comments

"Best Mother"

Amid the raging three-ring circus of celebrity divorces and custody battles is Sandra Bullock and her husband, Jesse James. For many reasons, this one has caught my eye. One, Sandra Bullock is among my favorite actresses. Two, the case has … Continue reading

Posted in bad parents, child abuse, custody, divorce, kids, Sandra Bullock | 6 Comments

Bribe

Something more than a little odd happens almost every time we drop the kids off after their weekend with us. Before the tires of our car even hit the other household’s driveway, the bribes are being wheeled into the driveway, … Continue reading

Posted in bribes, custody, divorce, kids, poor parenting | 11 Comments

Leave the Kids Alone, Already

There’s not much (if anything) about family court that impresses me, particularly the way kids are routinely and mindlessly overlooked and volleyed about like meaningless tools or weapons. Because of my already dismally low opinion, I am not surprised by … Continue reading

Posted in celebrities, custody, divorce, kids, media | 7 Comments