Amazon founder and CEO, Jeff Bezos, and his wife of 25 years, MacKenzie Bezos, have announced that they are getting divorced. Amazon shareholders in Wyoming and around the world will be watching to see how this enormously wealthy couple's assets will be divided and the impact that division will have on the value and future of the company. As the world's richest man, Jeff Bezos's divorce will likely be one of the most expensive, if not the most expensive, ever.
At one time, about half of all marriages in the United States ended in divorce. Thanks to the millennials, who like to do things their own way, that number has actually dropped in recent years. Due to several factors, millennials tend to delay marriage until an older age. This practice has contributed to their lower chances of divorce, dropping the divorce rate in Wyoming and nationwide. According to recent studies, there are several factors one can consider to estimate his or her own chances of one day becoming a divorcee.
Divorce can be an emotionally draining process full of frustration, anger and loneliness. Many Wyoming couples have ended their relationship with such contempt that they no longer can include each other in their lives. This is especially troubling when there are children involved, as they become the innocent victims caught in the crossfire. Divorce doesn't have to be this way: a true friendship can survive divorce. By following some basic tips, a couple can approach their separation with a positive attitude that is productive instead of destructive, leading to a better outcome for the whole family.
Everyone in Wyoming knows what a divorce is, but what is a gray divorce? Gray divorce is a term used to refer to the increasing number of divorces for couples of advanced age. When most people hear of a couple going through a divorce, they often think of young or middle-aged couples, but the age group with the fastest growing divorce rate is that of the 50-year-old or older age group. In fact, divorce rates in this age group have doubled in the past 20 years while divorce rates in other age groups have decreased.
Most Wyoming couples would agree that finances are a significant part of a marriage. Finances control where a couple lives, what they drive, what they buy and even what they eat. Financial stress is a leading cause of divorce, with one recent study stating that 40 percent of couples who begin a relationship with debt feel their relationship was negatively impacted by that debt. There are some methods that couples can use to get out of debt and minimize the negative impact financial stress has on their relationships.
Most people in Wyoming love the holidays and look forward to them all year long. It is a time of happiness, giving, celebration and family. Those times become complicated, however, when a family is divided by divorce. Suddenly, traditions change, and those feelings of comfort and contentment are shaken. While it can easily become a time of emotional challenge, there are some things divorcing parents can do to make the holidays continue to remain a time of happiness for their children…and themselves.
Ending a marriage brings with it a myriad of changes to one's life. The financial impact it has can be significant and can affect all aspects of the person's life. It can affect one's housing situation, work load, spending habits and retirement goals. Divorce doesn't have to be financially crippling, however. With careful planning and smart choices, divorce in Wyoming is possible while still maintaining financial stability.
No matter how much a Wyoming couple wants to see their marriage succeed, there are factors that sometimes can cause even the most in-love couples to have to part ways. There are a thousand different issues that can cause a couple to get divorced, including adultery, gambling problems or abuse, just to name a few. There is one cause of divorce that many haven't considered, and it is beginning to have a real impact: student loans.
When parents in Wyoming divorce, there are not two parties to the separation; there are three -- the wife, the husband and the children. All three parties are affected by the choices that are made and the change of life that takes place. Although there will undoubtedly be some stress that the children have to endure, with the right approach, the transition can be a smooth adjustment that can teach the children lessons that will help them throughout their lives. Divorce is a significant change, but it doesn't have to be a negative experience.
When the word gets out that a couple is getting divorced, the first thing that comes to most people's minds is, "why?" Everyone seems to want to know whose fault it was, what happened and how long it has been going on. They want all the juicy details. The courts don't have the same interests. When it comes to divorce, Wyoming is what is known as a "no fault" state.