This is so sad. The Financial Times reports that the economic recovery is producing pent-up demand for divorce. "In a perverse sign of the economic recovery, the US divorce rate, which dipped in the recession, has bounced back, lawyers and matrimonial experts say. ... During the recession, couples who were out of work or unable to sell their house stayed married to save money. ... Now, ... lawyers are inundated with new clients." (Via Politico's Mike Allen)
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