Tuesday, March 26, 2013
New Jersey legislators are considering reforms that would end permanent alimony. Laura W. Morgan, owner of Family Law Consulting in Charlottesville, Virginia and co-author (with Brett Turner) of the forthcoming Alimony Handbook to be published by the American Bar Association, explains how New Jersey and New York fit into a wave of family law changes, and takes your calls with questions or stories about alimony payments in your own life.
Tuesday, June 29, 2010
The Civilians joined WNYC live at the Greene Space on Monday, June 28 to share your divorce tale contributions and to perform excerpts from YOU BETTER SIT DOWN: Tales From My Parents' Divorce.
In case you missed it, you can now watch the entire performance.
Monday, June 21, 2010
The world as we knew it ended, and the shuttling back-and-forth began. Tell us what happened after the dust settled on your parents' divorce. Find out how to contribute.
Monday, June 14, 2010
He wants the house. She wants the kids. And they both want that crystal-encrusted vase that was a wedding present. Tell us your parents' divorce story.
Tuesday, June 08, 2010
The Civilians are listening to your divorce tales.
The above audio is cartoonist Nikole Beckwith's tale of her parents split.
For each question we post each week tell us your tale and we'll showcase some of your responses at our WNYC Greene Space event on June 28th.
Monday, June 07, 2010
Were there lots of tears or was it more shock and awe? Tell us the story of your parents' divorce. Find out how to contribute.
Thursday, June 03, 2010
We’re four theater artists, all members of The Civilians – a theater company that creates shows from investigations into real life. That’s one thing we have in common.
The other thing is that all of our parents are divorced.
If you were born anytime in the 70s or 80s, there’s a decent chance yours are too.
This is them, played by us. Telling it like it was.
Wednesday, June 02, 2010
Al and Tipper Gore shocked friends and political observers when they announced that they would separate after 40 years of marriage. The couple that weathered some of the harshest marriage conditions including the scrutiny of life in the White House, the grueling demands of congressional and presidential campaigns, and the tragic loss of a child, were considered to be one of the rare stable pairs in American political life.
Tuesday, May 18, 2010
Continuing the conversation about your parents' divorce, this week we want to know: When did the trouble start? When did a cute idiosyncracy become an intolerable character defect? When did their eyes start to wander? Contribute your story.