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Why Everyone Was So Wrong About America's Alleged Divorce Rate

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 12.30.2014 | Divorce

Earlier this month, The New York Times debunked the long-held myth that 50 percent of marriages end in divorce. But where exactly did that false stati...

LOOK: The Top 10 Reasons Couples Call It Quits

Posted 03.25.2014 | Divorce

The breakdown of a marriage doesn't happen overnight; usually it's a slow build littered with emotional land mines that eventually explode into divorc...

These Findings Offer Insight Into Why Couples Split -- And What Happens After

The Huffington Post | Taryn Hillin | Posted 12.30.2013 | Divorce

What causes a marriage to fall apart? There is definitely no one right answer -- but there is plenty of research offering suggestions. We gathered ...

Your Yearbook Photo May Predict Your Likelihood Of Divorce

Posted 11.14.2013 | Divorce

Think back on the class picture days from your past: Did you smile big for the camera or keep it tight-lipped? Your choice may be more telling than yo...

You're More Likely To Die From A Preventable Accident If...

Posted 10.30.2013 | Divorce

As if the tax breaks and the cuddling weren't enough, new research shows that married folks have yet another advantage over their divorced counterpart...

Attorney's Take on Divorce in the U.S.

Kiernan Hopkins | Posted 11.17.2013 | Divorce
Kiernan Hopkins

These high divorce rates present a big concern; not only for the emotional anguish a divorce creates, especially if there are children involved, but the financial consequences can be devastating.

The Type Of Men Most Likely To Leave Their Wives

Posted 08.09.2013 | Divorce

A new survey conducted by shows that husbands who are stepdads are twice as likely to leave their wives than husbands in traditional m...

REVEALED: The Long-Term Effect Of Divorce On Kids

Posted 07.01.2013 | Divorce

New research suggests that children whose parents divorce when they are very young have a more difficult time establishing close relationships with th...

Study Reveals Why Some Teen Girls Are Depressed

Posted 05.15.2013 | Divorce

New research out of the UK's University of Bristol indicates that girls whose fathers were absent during their early childhood are more likely to beco...

The Big Mistake 1 in 5 Divorced British Women Make

Posted 04.17.2013 | Divorce

Nearly one in five UK women (19 percent) stop paying into a pension plan after getting divorced, according to a new survey from UK insurance company P...

The Kind Of Kids Most Likely To Take Up Smoking

Posted 03.14.2013 | Divorce

According to a new University of Toronto study, children of divorce are more likely to start smoking than those who grow up with married parents. T...

Study Finds Surprising Link Between Divorce And Religion

Posted 03.08.2013 | Divorce

Children of divorce with two actively religious parents are more likely to change religions or to shy away from organized religion as adults, accordin...

8 Unexpected Habits That Can Sink A Marriage

Posted 03.18.2016 | OWN

By Jena Pincott Are you hurting your relationship without even knowing it? Here are eight habits that researchers say can lead to marital problems....

The Most Fascinating Divorce Findings Of 2012

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 12.31.2012 | Divorce

In 2012, researchers touched on subjects as diverse as "divorce genes" and the impact of pre-marital jitters on success later in marriage.

The Common Breakup Advice You Should Ignore

Posted 11.29.2012 | Divorce

Put down the pen and paper. Contrary to what you -- and your therapist -- believe, journaling after a separation or divorce may not be good for your p...

Why You Should Never Ask Your Husband For Household Help

Posted 09.28.2012 | Divorce

Ladies, you may want to think twice before asking your husband to help out around the house. According to a recent Norwegian study, the divorce r...

How Divorce Impacts Well-Being

Posted 04.21.2012 | Divorce

Does divorce negatively impact your well-being? New data measured by the Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index released Friday shows that divorced an...

Katherine Bindley

The Surprising Reason Couples Are Delaying Marriage | Katherine Bindley | Posted 12.22.2011 | Divorce

Recently, social demographer Dr. Sharon Sassler, a Cornell University professor, set out to learn more about how couples decide to live together, and ...

The #1 Scariest New Finding About Divorce

Robert Hughes, Jr. | Posted 02.02.2012 | Divorce
Robert Hughes, Jr.

Researchers found that adults who were divorced were 23% more likely to die younger than their married counterparts. Men had almost twice as high a risk of early death compared to women.

HuffPost Divorce's 11 Most Talked-About Research Findings Of 2011

The Huffington Post | Ashley Reich | Posted 12.08.2011 | Divorce

Though celebrity divorces tend to steal the spotlight -- we have Ashton Kutcher, J.Lo, and Kim Kardashian to thank for that -- divorce research findin...

Are Women Or Men More Likely To Sext? The Answer May Surprise You | PAMELA PAUL | Posted 09.14.2011 | Divorce

FOR those trying to avoid their own Weinergate, the repercussions of sexting and other forms of online dalliance extend far beyond New York's Ninth Co...

New Study: Divorce Affects Women Financially, Men Emotionally

Straight Furrow | © SMH  | Posted 05.25.2011 | Divorce

Women are much poorer than men after a marriage breakdown but men are much lonelier, sadder and their mental health is more fragile immediately after,...

HuffPost Divorce Roundup: Blockbuster Posts Of 2010

Huffington Post | Ashley Reich and Sara Wilson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Divorce

In the two short months since Huffington Post Divorce launched, the site has sparked plenty of debate, inciting both praise and vitriol from readers, ...

The 10 Most Astounding Divorce Research Findings Of The Year

Huffington Post | Ashley Reich and Dr. Robert Hughes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Divorce

Celebrity divorces may have grabbed the majority of the headlines this year (ahem, Tiger, Eva, Sandra), but the divorce researchers who made leaps and...