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The Truth About the Divorce Rate

Wednesday, 08 February 2017 by

It’s a staggering statistic – half of all marriages end in divorce — but is it really true? The Truth About the Divorce Rate We’ve heard for years that 50% of marriages end in divorce, but the truth is divorce rates are falling, not rising. In fact, according to researchers, the rate of divorce in the

A recent study done by two economics professors at Emory University, found a correlation between couples who went cheap on their wedding and the length of marriage. Turns out, cutting down on the big day splurges might actually indicate your marriage will last longer. The professors also found similar link between less-expensive engagement rings and lower divorce

Divorce Rate Not As Bad As You Think

Thursday, 04 December 2014 by

There’s a common statistic tossed around when people talk about the divorce rate: “50% of U.S. marriages end in divorce.” But it’s apparently not true. Divorce Rate Not 50% A recent piece published by the New York Times’ blog Upshot reports that the divorce rate is not only not at 50%, but it’s not rising either. It’s