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... always an Olympian

Cathy's received a very special card through the post. Happy 30th Anniversary to celebrate the 30 year anniversary of your participation at the LA 1984 Olympic Games, the British Olympic Association wishes to congratulate you With Best Wishes from Sebastian Coe, Chairman of the British Olympic Association  That brings back memories!…

Divorce Facts - Part 4 Age

And finally, our last report on divorce statistics.  Appropriate, as this is one of the two months of the year known by the lawyers as 'Divorce Month' - the other being January. We know that many people have been hoping against hope that a holiday will sort things out between them,…

Divorce Facts - Part 3 Divorce rate falling

Contrary to all the doom and gloom reporting, marriages ending in divorce has fallen in recent years.  I bet you are as surprised as we were to hear this fact.  If you married in the most recent years, since 2000, the percentage of marriages ending in divorce appears to be…

Divorce Facts - Part 2 Longevity

The chance of divorce is greatest between the 4th and 8th wedding anniversaries.  This is obvious when you think about it.  Couples are settling into their lives, responsibilities are being shared (or not), and life is changing (jobs, children, dependents). People are learning to rely on each other, or not,…

Divorce Facts - Part 1 Divorce rate

Given Cathy’s latest interview on 'Regrets after Divorce' was based on statistics generated from a recent survey, we thought we’d share with you the latest divorce figures in a mini-series of four articles. The most recently available statistics from the Office for National Statistics were published December 2012. These estimate that…