A report on Divorce

"Just Divorced!" hand-written on an automobile's rear window.
Roman married couple.
Henry VIII of England broke with the Catholic Church in order to obtain an annulment.
Joséphine, first wife of Napoleon, obtained the civil dissolution of her marriage under the Napoleonic Code of 1804.
Marilyn Monroe signing divorce papers with celebrity attorney Jerry Giesler.

Process of terminating a marriage or marital union.

- Divorce
"Just Divorced!" hand-written on an automobile's rear window.

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Midlife crisis

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Transition of identity and self-confidence that can occur in middle-aged individuals, typically 45 to 65 years old.

Transition of identity and self-confidence that can occur in middle-aged individuals, typically 45 to 65 years old.

The balance (15% of those surveyed) had experienced major life experiences or transitions such as divorce or loss of a job in middle age and described them as "midlife crisis".

A Jewish wedding (1903) by Jozef Israëls

Jewish views on marriage

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Documentation of a cleansing between a Jewish man and a Jewish woman in which God is involved.

Documentation of a cleansing between a Jewish man and a Jewish woman in which God is involved.

A Jewish wedding (1903) by Jozef Israëls
Jewish marriage certificate, dated 1740 (Brooklyn Museum)
The Jewish Bride (Rembrandt, 1662–6)

g., a kohen and a divorcée, or a Jew and one who is not halachically Jewish), cannot marry each other.

John Manners, the 9th Earl of Rutland and the 1st Duke of Rutland, oil by Johann Closterman, 1679, Belvoir Castle

John Manners, 1st Duke of Rutland

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British MP, and Whig politician.

British MP, and Whig politician.

John Manners, the 9th Earl of Rutland and the 1st Duke of Rutland, oil by Johann Closterman, 1679, Belvoir Castle

The failure of their marriage attracted considerable public attention, as divorce was not generally available at the time.