A rumor immediately spread in Petersburg, not that Helene wanted to be divorced from her husband (had such a report spread many would have opposed so illegal an intention) but simply that the unfortunate and interesting Helene was in doubt which of the two men she should marry.
"But it says plainly: 'Whosoever shall marry her that is divorced...'" said the old princess.
'Why,' says I, 'if your case is so plain as you say it is, you may be legally divorced, and then you may find honest women enough to ask the question of fairly; the sex is not so scarce that you can want a wife.'
'Well,' says he, 'you shall promise me to come again, however, and I will not say any more of it till I have gotten the divorce, but I desire you will prepare to be better conditioned when that's done, for you shall be the woman, or I will not be divorced at all; why, I owe it to your unlooked-for kindness, if it were to nothing else, but I have other reasons too.'
Why, to tell long stories, showing how I have spoiled my life through morally rotting in my corner, through lack of fitting environment, through divorce from real life, and rankling spite in my underground world, would certainly not be interesting; a novel needs a hero, and all the traits for an anti-hero are expressly gathered together here, and what matters most, it all produces an unpleasant impression, for we are all divorced
from life, we are all cripples, every one of us, more or less.
A 2009 paper noted that recently separated or divorced
adults have higher resting blood pressure.
Instead, we must accept this to be another "new normal." We must fight the stigma attached to divorce and divorcees, and reshape family definitions to include those made up of a divorced
couple with children, yet which continues to function as a healthy, loving and stable family.
Additionally, in April 2017, Vice Dean of Faculty of Arts in Ain Shams University Tarek Mansour announced at the International Conference of the Faculty of Arts on Women and the Future Industry in Cairo, Egypt, that divorce rates have soared from 7 percent to 40 percent over the past five decades; there are not three million divorced
women, he said.
Socially, a divorced
couple had a strong sense of taboo hanging over them.
Concerning the khul`, Naglaa Ayyad, founder of the New Beginning initiative, which aims to help divorced
women overcome society's stereotypical perspective concerning divorcees told DNE that the women prefer to divorce on discharge rather than raise a khul` case as it is time-consuming process that takes at least six months to have an judgment issued, noting that in the khul` also women lose all their rights.
THE NUMBER of people aged 70 and over getting divorced
is at a record high, with experts saying it's likely because couples are waiting for children to leave home.
More older women and men are getting divorced
than ever before Ts at a high, t's e HE NUMBER of people aged 70 and over getting divorced
is record with experts saying it's likely because couples are waiting for children to leave home.