“Divorce is always good news. I know that sounds weird, but it’s true, because no good marriage has ever ended in divorce,” said comedian Louis CK, one of the great philosophers of our time.
So yes, divorce is not all bad. At least you finally, finally get to get away from that spouse who’s been plaguing you. Unless, of course you have kids, in which case, you still have to see said plaguer. All the dang time. Not only that, but you have to be civil, calm, grown-up and all sorts of things that don’t especially come naturally when you’re still reeling from one of the more bruising events you’ll face as an adult.
Are You Guilty Of Overparenting?
My daughter was at the district science fair when a hubbub erupted at a neighboring student’s project. A dad was arguing with one of the judges about her critique of the entry. It became pretty clear that Dad was the one who’d done the project – especially when in his outrage he started mixing pronouns, shouting, “When I attached these wires ...,” instead of, “When he attached ... .”