Divorce, American Style?

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If you believe that being the first to file a lawsuit does you any good, then this could be a surprise. Because women are more likely than men to file for divorce. Since the 1950s, folks reported that women are more likely than men to want out of marriage; . This was true even as far back as the 1800s (1825 to 1866), women were the plaintiffs in divorce proceedings and it has stayed at those levels ever since.

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Deadly Overtime?

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For years, my policy has been to get things done. Oh, sure, everyone says that. But, I mean get things finished. Which may mean I put in a 36 hour day (yes, I know how ludicrous that sounds- but it’s not a new day unless I go to bed), an 18 hour day, a 10 hour day- or a 2 hour day.

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Under Pressure…

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A new study using the data from the National Epidemiologic Survey on Alcohol and Related Conditions, in particular some 21,859 folks employed over the age of 18 was just completed. “Anxious? Depressed? You might be suffering from capitalism: contradictory class locations and the prevalence of depression and anxiety in the USA”  was published in Sociology of Health & Illness,  with Drs. Seth Prins, Lisa Bates, and Katherine Keys (Columbia University), along with Dr. Carles Muntaner (U of Toronto) serving as the authors.

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