Sometimes people think they need a prenuptial agreement to keep property they own now, separate, in case of a divorce. But everything that you own before the marriage will stay separate, as long as you keep it in your separate name. So you don’t need a prenup, if all you want to do is protect your premarital property.
Still – in a good prenup mediation,
we can discuss what you each feel is fair, and you can start your marriage
without unexpressed assumptions and expectations. Also, the prenup will memorialize what you
have now – exactly what is your premarital assets and debt, so that there is no
confusion, down the road.
Continue reading “Do I Need A Prenup?”
A deeper way to think about intimate relationships
I just listened to Alain de Botton (philosopher & writer who founded The School of Life) on the podcast On Being.
His work is so deep, thought-provoking, and moving. He turns upside down our commonly understood assumptions about intimate relationships, and gets to the deeper truth of what we are trying to find when we search for love. On the podcast, he also looks into why people might stray when in committed relationships.
Continue reading “The True Hard Work of Love and Relationships”
What’s it all about, anyway?
I’ve always been a person whom people like to talk to. I guess I’m a good listener – and also I don’t pass judgment. I myself have done things I’m not proud of – had a relationship wither, and cheat rather than tell my boyfriend that I wanted to end it, for example – so if someone cheats on their spouse, well – yeah it’s not the most mature way to handle the end of your marriage but – hey – we’re all doing the best we can.
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