Car accident victims often feel relieved if they get past the initial shock of the experience and don't see any serious injuries or feel much pain. It is tempting to think that they got lucky and did not suffer any real harm, beyond the inconvenience of the wreck and the damage it caused to their vehicle.
Though most people here in New Jersey know how important it can be for a child to have a relationship with both parents, many don't consider the impact of grandparents in a child's life. If a grandparent once had a significant relationship with a child and then is not allowed to see him or her, it can be damaging to both the grandparent and the child. Many do not realize exactly what grandparents' rights entail. This is the reason that several people from out of state made the decision to form a support group for grandparents who have been denied access to their grandchildren.
It is not uncommon for one spouse to earn more than another during the course of a marriage. When a couple decides to divorce, that might mean that the spouse who earns more money is required to pay alimony to the less-affluent spouse. Even in modern times, usually the ex-husband makes payments to his ex-wife, but that isn't always the case. In an even more unusual situation, one woman in New Jersey is seeking to end her alimony payments to her ex after he won almost $275 million in the lottery.
Those who have experienced domestic violence often feel alone. Most victims are women who endure various forms of abuse from a romantic partner. Though it often feels as though all hope is lost, there are ways out of an abusive relationship. New Jersey residents may find inspiration from of one out-of-state woman who is sharing her survival story with the world and using her experience to advocate for other people who have endured domestic violence.
These days, there seems to be a new study every week that says that social media and cell phones are harming people, especially children. Families in New Jersey have likely heard these warnings and may have some concerns. However, recent research is finding something new -- that children of divorce benefit from connecting to their parents over social media and texting.