Page 1 Page 2 Page 3 Page 4 Page 5 Page 6 Page 7 Page 8 Page 9 Page 10 Page 11 Page 12 Page 13 Page 14 Page 15 Page 16 Page 17 Page 18 Page 19 Page 20 Page 21 Page 22 Page 23 Page 24 Page 25 Page 26 Page 27 Page 28 Page 29 Page 30 Page 31 Page 32 Page 33 Page 34 Page 35 Page 36 Page 37 Page 38 Page 39 Page 40 Page 41 Page 42 Page 43 Page 44 Page 45 Page 46 Page 47 Page 48 Page 49 Page 50 Page 51 Page 52 Page 53 Page 54 Page 55 Page 56 Page 57 Page 58 Page 59 Page 60 Page 61 Page 62 Page 63 Page 64 Page 65 Page 66 Page 67 Page 68 Page 69 Page 70 Page 71 Page 72 Page 73 Page 74 Page 75 Page 76 Page 77 Page 78 Page 79 Page 80 Page 81 Page 82 Page 83 Page 8458 SEPTEMBER | OCTOBER 2016 goodADVICE Take the High Road LEAVE THE SALACIOUS DETAILS TO THE TABLOIDS by Brad LaMorgese | Contributor No matter how hurt you may be emotionally, you should resist the urge to rant on social media or start a word-of-mouth campaign maligning your partner. This is especially true when children are involved. No matter how much you may try to shield them, their sense of family and security will be threatened by the news that their parents are divorcing. Whether it is from tabloid TV shows, pop culture magazines, or online gossip pages, it is hard not to feel inundated by today’s celebrity-driven media coverage. That said, these outlets might be forgiven for digging up and promoting every little sensational detail of the latest A-List Hollywood divorce. They are, as the saying goes, just giving the public what it wants. As we saw following the recent announcement that Amber Heard filed for divorce from Johnny Depp amid allegations of domestic abuse, Hollywood splits have developed into a salacious amalgamation of soap opera and spectator sport closely followed by the public. With each new headline, the divide has deepened between those supporting Depp and those who believe Heard has spent the past four years living a nightmare. Indeed, when the details of a celebrity divorce become public, it can be hard to look away. Unfortunately, with the ubiquity of social media where “oversharing” is often the norm rather than the exception, the same can often be said for divorces of the not-so-rich-and- famous as well. While some celebrities, even in a divorce, may covet the public limelight, scorched-earth tactics in the “real world” can, not only complicate ongoing legal proceedings, but can also damage the well-being of those who are breaking up and those closest to them. Letting friends know that you have made the difficult decision to end your marriage may be prudent, but no matter how hurt