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Ashley, our barn cat, is very upset to have her name associated with this kind of scandal.
Ashley, our barn cat, is very upset to have her name associated with this kind of scandal.

Hi there,

This seemed like an apt post following CiCi’s miniseries on the The 7 Deadly (Tech) Sins of Divorce. There’s a huge scandal right now revolving around precisely what you shouldn’t do BEFORE getting divorced.

I remember being shocked when I first found out about Ashley Madison’s business. I shouldn’t have been, since you can find anything on the internet. I know, as do all divorce lawyers, that certain folks will cheat, and they will cheat serially throughout their marriages. But there was just something uber-contrived about a site for people who wanted to cheat to find people with whom to cheat. Especially one that claims it has 37 million members! I mean, really, if you can’t find your own mistress, that’s just plain lazy.

And now they’re in deep trouble. Ashley has been hacked. Some of her clientele has been outed, including a man from Massachusetts‘ own town of Brockton! At our divorce group lunch there was a not-entirely-humorous suggestion that we check the names of parties against the published names of Ashley’s clientele. While most … Keep reading

Hi there,

I spent last weekend reading Andrew Young’s book about John Edwards, The Politician.  It was riveting, not only because of the scandal, but perhaps least because of the scandal.  I am actually scandal weary right now – think Tiger Woods.

The Politician is a morality tale.  Mr. Young is himself a child of divorce.  In his teens, his beloved and morally revered father committed very public adultery.  You can trace in the book how that loss made him vulnerable to John Edwards’ narcissism.… Keep reading