Online safety, privacy issues, cyberbullying, and text messaging are matters so real—with results that can be fatal—that lawmakers have enacted legislation to monitor and protect against harassment and intimidation.
“A renter may have a cause of action against a landlord if video surveillance has been installed in area where the renter has a ‘reasonable expectation of privacy.’ This could be areas such as a bedroom, bathroom, or even living room,” says Anthony Shallat, an attorney with Angstman Johnson in Boise, Idaho.
When getting pregnant doesn’t come easily for a couple, they must choose whether to try alternative avenues to create a family, and if so, which alternative to pursue. These choices can further stress an already stressed-out relationship.
Awareness of the real issues potentially affecting your kids—and seeing these complex struggles from an adolescent’s point of view—is critical to rising above them and helping your teen make it the next stage in life.
Norms around child rearing naturally change from generation to generation. But the hipster demographic, already known for making eclectic choices, has definitely raised the bar.
While infertility is taxing to a great many straight couples, all gay couples who want children find themselves looking at incredibly heavy financial, moral, and legal considerations, whether they choose surrogacy or adoption.
Are millennials testing out non-monogamy in search of something purer than the relationships they’ve been experiencing? A YouGov study found that only 51 percent of people under age 30 believe their ideal relationship is a completely monogamous one. And a recent Avvo study on relationships found that modern marriages are more romantic than practical.
Instead of thinking of a prenup or postnup as a sign that your relationship is doomed, frame this smart legal choice as a major benefit to your union. “What’s yours is mine, what’s mine is yours” doesn’t have to be taken so literally, especially if it has the potential to tank someone’s credit score or financial foundation
Psychology Today identifies different types of men who are drawn to online dating (based on reports of women who date online), including men who are just looking, men who are ready to experiment as much as possible without commitment, and men who are seeking their perfect fantasy.
“People who filed for divorce have reached a point in their lives where they are no longer able to honor the commitment they made in their wedding vows,” says Hokemeyer. “People tend to go outside the parameters of the relationship to see what that’s like to break their commitment. It’s the experimental part of the break up. The infidelity is a steppingstone that leads to the ultimate breach of the relationship.”