|[Photo of Atlanta Braves' Chipper Jones from wikipedia]|
According to various news reports, Atlanta Braves third baseman Chipper Jones and his wife, Sharon, have reportedly separated. Jones is in the final year of a successful 19 year career with the Braves organization and should be headed to the Baseball Hall of Fame. Jones and his wife have three sons. Jones also reportedly has another son by a previous marriage.
As Augusta, Georgia divorce lawyers, we have discussed before in this divorce blog some of the problems confronted by many celebrities in their marriages. Naturally, professional sports players, like Hollywood celebrities, face many challenges, including long periods of separation while on the road, in making marriages work.
Here's hoping that Jones and his wife are able to address their challenges--one way or the other--without the focus of the media spotlight. Don't you agree that celebrities face unique challenges in their personal lives?