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Risk Factor For Divorce: Living In Cities

By Lauren H. Kane |

We don’t necessarily understand why risk factors are risk factors. Yet we see divorce rates go higher under certain pressures. One of those pressures is having a daughter. Your risk of divorce is higher if you have a daughter than it is otherwise. Why? We don’t really know. All we know is that having… Read More »

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Are You Putting Off Marriage To Avoid Your Partner’s Debt?

By Lauren H. Kane |

A recent poll revealed that many Americans are putting off marriage to avoid inheriting their partner’s debt. In the same study, 54% of individuals reported that a partner in serious debt is a good reason to consider divorce. While the study indicated that debt is a factor, the question may revolve around how the… Read More »

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Study: Cheap Weddings Reduce Likelihood Of Divorce

By Lauren H. Kane |

In our last article, we discussed how debt can impact the decision to marry and the quality of the marriage for couples who are struggling with debt. In this article, we found a closely-linked study that shows that couples who spend big on marriage ceremonies are twice as likely to divorce as those who… Read More »

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Study Indicates Heavy Drinking Factor In Divorce

By Lauren H. Kane |

A recent study conducted over nine years measured the divorce rates among 634 couples. According to the study, couples who had two heavy drinkers did okay. Couples with no heavy drinkers did okay. Couples with one heavy drinker and one non-heavy drinker, however, managed to split at a rate of 50%. While that may… Read More »

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Study: Divorce Puts Men In An Early Grave

By Lauren H. Kane |

A recent study has shown that men who live alone for more than seven years and lose at least two relationships are more likely to die early. A linked issue is heavily connected to divorce. The study postulates that men who divorce in their middle years tend to have smaller social circles than women… Read More »

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Study Shows That Men Take Divorce Harder Than Women

By Lauren H. Kane |

In our last post, we discussed how men are impacted by divorce and how it can cause health problems later in life. To review, depression related to the breakdown of key relationships was associated with higher rates of inflammation, which is associated with higher rates of heart disease, stroke, and cancer. The study showed… Read More »

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Risk Factor For Divorce: Wife Is Three Years Older Than Husband

By Lauren H. Kane |

According to a recent study, if a man is married to a woman who is three years or older than he is, the man is 87% more likely to initiate a divorce than other men with wives of an age with them. The study indicates the reverse is not true. Women will stay with… Read More »

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Study: Couples That Meet Online Are More Than Six Times More Likely To Divorce

By Lauren H. Kane |

A UK study recently published indicates that couples who met online and later got married are more than six times as likely to divorce as those who met in some other manner. The study appears to indicate the importance of having strong social ties for the couple prior to the marriage. However, it does… Read More »

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Divorce Day: What Is That?

By Lauren H. Kane |

Every January 5th, some magazine produces an article on the state of American marriages. Why January 5th, you ask? Well, it is the first workday after the Christmas and New Year’s holidays. Each year, divorce attorneys are bombarded by more calls from agitated spouses looking to divorce than any other day of the year…. Read More »

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Is Divorce Contagious?

By Lauren H. Kane |

With the omicron variant now spreading its way through the United States and the world, one might question whether or not “contagious” is the right word to describe a growing trend among social groups. Social groups in which one or more members have divorced increase the likelihood of other divorces within the social group… Read More »

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