iOS app Android app More

The Recession & Divorce: Economic Downturn Has Affected U.S. Marriages


First Posted: 02/07/11 01:18 PM ET Updated: 05/25/11 07:30 PM ET

Americans without a college degree bore the brunt of the recent recession, and so did their marriages, according to a new report by researchers at the University of Virginia.

The "Survey of Marital Generosity," conducted on behalf of U-Va.'s Marriage Project, found that 29 percent of couples reported that the economic downturn had put financial stress on their marriages.

Read the whole story:


Filed by Ashley Reich  |