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Fairytale no more: when love turns to hatefully ever after

It’s often said that the opposite to love is not hate, it’s indifference. Why then are some of us so seemingly fickle in our ability to switch from love to hate in an instant? To understand hate, we must first (try to) understand love writes Rachael Sharman and Leanne Francia.

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Divorce later in life, next steps new directions

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Many men and women are experiencing divorce at a later age and grappling with the reality of splitting assets, including selling the family home and the litany of complications that result. What is often lacking once the family home has been sold, and funds have been divided, is guidance re buying their next home and providing

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Divorced couples take 5 years to recover

It takes five years for divorced couples to recover their financial position following separation, according to new research released today. The latest AMP.NATSEM report – For Richer, For Poorer: Divorce in Australia – discovered the financial fallout of divorce not only decimates savings and assets but threatens the ability for many to get back into

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Death, Divorce: What Happens To Your Super?

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Superannuation is likely to be one of your most valuable assets, especially later in life as your balance grows and you prepare for or enter retirement. However, the legal treatment of superannuation in cases of major life changes – like divorce or death – is often different from that of your other assets that may

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Online Divorce Means Not Going To Court

Here’s something to mull over: divorces, in their entirety, will soon be able to be lodged online. That means no visits to the court registry. Presently, divorce applications can be submitted online, then posted to a family law registry for filing and signed by a Justice of the Peace of a lawyer. In the near

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Divorce In Their 80s: An Insider’s View

Russel Graham with his parents.

In January, The Guardian posted an article written by 57-year-old Graham Russell, whose parents, in their 80s and well into their retirement had just divorced. Graham’s immersed perspective on being from a “broken home” – albeit at a much later point in life than usual – is touching; he understood his mother’s plight for “her

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Divorce In Their 80s: An Insider's View

Russel Graham with his parents.

In January, The Guardian posted an article written by 57-year-old Graham Russell, whose parents, in their 80s and well into their retirement had just divorced. Graham’s immersed perspective on being from a “broken home” – albeit at a much later point in life than usual – is touching; he understood his mother’s plight for “her

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