The past several months have been quite challenging for Rodney Atkins, as he continues to go through a highly-publicized divorce with his soon-to-be ex-wife, Tammy Jo. Atkins filed for divorce after 13 years of marriage following a late-night argument which ended on a very sour note — with Atkins getting arrested. His wife made serious allegations against him, claiming domestic abuse, though the s
Since November, Rodney Atkins has been embroiled in a bitter marital dispute that is in the process of ending in a divorce. The country singer was arrested Nov. 21 after his wife called 911 accusing her husband of trying to smother her with a pillow, among other things. The ‘Take a Back Road’ singer was taken into custody and then released on a $2,500 bail and in February was acquitted from the ch
Since the colonial days, marriage has been an important institution in American culture. By a certain age, marriage was not only heeded to, but expected of young couples.
However, recently Americans’ views on marriage have changed.
After his arrest for alleged domestic assault, Rodney Atkins said he was left no choice but to file for divorce from his wife of over 13 years. TMZ has obtained the divorce documents, which include Tammy Atkins’ counter complaint and what both parties are seeking as part of their separation.
After a media spectacle of a wedding that took place just over two months ago, TMZ is now reporting that reality star Kim Kardashian will file for divorce from her husband, NBA player Kris Humphries, sometime on Monday.
The 2009 Census reveals that while couples in western and southern states marry more often, they also divorce at a higher rate than those in other areas of the US.
Andrew Cherlin, a professor of sociology and public policy at Johns Hopkins University, said, “Surprisingly, the south and west, which we think of as more socially conservative, have higher rates of divorce than does the supposedly libe