Divorce in Egypt may actually be a healthy sign

— By: Alexandra Kinias — The concern by many over the soaring divorce rates between young couples in Egypt may be argued by others as a healthy phenomenon. Shocking as it sounds to some, but these rates suggest that young couples are rebelling against the obsolete rules and regulations that had once governed and shaped the fate of their parents and grandparents, and forced women to stay in dysfunctional marriages against their wishes. And with the increasing rate of divorce, marriage counselling, a novelty to the society, is thriving.  Marriage counseling is also a positive indication that marital problems that … Continue reading Divorce in Egypt may actually be a healthy sign

Divorce Laws: Formula For Submission

By: Alexandra Kinias It was not just humiliation that Rana Shemaly felt when she was brutally beaten by her husband and thrown  into the street in the middle of the night after a confrontation over the extra marital relationship he was having. “I was raged.” She told me years later. “At moments I feared that my heart would rupture  from anger. It was the most profound experience I ever encountered in my life. It was worse than mourning my mother’s death. I not only felt disgraced, cheated and demeaned, but the feeling of powerlessness over my destiny was devastating.” With … Continue reading Divorce Laws: Formula For Submission