India is one of the biggest beneficiaries of new matrimonial laws

New matrimonials are on the rise in India, with the government allowing couples to tie the knot without marrying their relatives, the Times of India reported on Tuesday.The move is expected to add to a booming market for married couples in the country, which has seen a boom in the number of people registering for …

How to Say “Deadly Matrimony” in the Philippines

A Philippine woman’s death in a brutal attack in a nightclub on Monday left her ex-boyfriend dead and a suspected killer hiding out in the country.According to a statement by her husband, the woman, who was in the throes of an affair, was brutally beaten and sexually assaulted by the alleged killer, according to the …

How to kill the matrimonial heart: Why I left my beloved man and went to the dead man

This is a story about love.It’s a story of death.But there’s also a story to tell of how it was the other way around, and how my relationship with my beloved husband changed when I left him behind.My story begins a decade ago, and I’ll tell it tonight.In March 2018, I moved into my new …

How a matrimonial court became a battleground for gay marriage

LOS ANGELES — For a decade, a small group of California judges in San Diego County had been deciding whether to legalize gay marriage.For years, the same men and women who ruled against same-sex couples in similar cases had been the judges who had presided over the same cases.And then, in 2016, a couple of …