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WATCH: Why I Divorced My Husband 10 Days After Our Wedding

HuffPost Live | Posted 01.25.2014 | Divorce

After a few failed engagements in her 20s, Natasha Nelson finally had the wedding of her dreams. But 10 days later, she filed for divorce after findin...

Shotgun Weddings Are On The Decline, And Here's Why

AP | HOPE YEN | Posted 01.25.2014 | Weddings

WASHINGTON (AP) — No longer taboo, living together has become a more common arrangement for America's couples who become pregnant while dating. Soo...

This Map Of U.S. Divorce Rates Shows Where Marriages Go To Die

The Huffington Post | Ashley Reich | Posted 11.11.2013 | Divorce

Genetics, income levels, education -- these are only a handful of factors that studies say could influence a couple's risk of divorce. But could w...

Marriage Rates Hit A Historic Low

Posted 07.22.2013 | Weddings

We've been hearing for years that fewer and fewer people are tying the knot, and a new study reveals just how much the marriage rate has declined in t...

New Report Predicts How Many Americans Will Marry Next Year

Posted 06.18.2013 | Weddings

It's no secret that marriage rates have been on the decline for decades -- in 2011, just 51 percent of Americans were married, compared to 72 percent ...

The Real Reason Marriage Rates Are Dropping?

The Huffington Post | Stephanie Hallett | Posted 04.12.2013 | Weddings

Marriage rates in America are at an all-time low. Young men and women are delaying marriage into their late 20s and early 30s, sometimes to their detr...

6 Ways The Dating Scene Has Changed Since You Were Last Single

Damona Hoffman | Posted 12.17.2012 | Divorce
Damona Hoffman

If you've recently reentered the dating scene after a little hiatus that we call 'marriage,' here's the battle-gear to help you prepare to date 2012-style.

Does Going To College Ruin Your Chances Of Getting Married?

Posted 02.09.2012 | Weddings

Contrary to popular belief, going to college may actually lower your chances of getting hitched. Researchers from Cornell University and the Univer...

Stephanie Hallett

Why Aren't We Getting Married Anymore? | Stephanie Hallett | Posted 12.14.2011 | Weddings

Barely half of Americans over the age 18 are married, according to a new report from the Pew Research Institute. The number of couples married in 2010...

Why Second Marriages May Be Doomed

Lisa Helfend Meyer | Posted 11.15.2011 | Divorce
Lisa Helfend Meyer

While about 41 percent of first marriages end in divorce, the picture is even gloomier for second acts where 60 percent of those marriages fail. Common sense dictates people enter into a second marriage older, wiser and more committed to not making the same mistakes again. However, couples remarrying have to contend with a big set of built-in stresses that they didn't face the first time around.

Surprising New Report Reveals Which States Have The Highest Divorce Rates

AP | By HOPE YEN | Posted 10.24.2011 | Divorce

WASHINGTON -- Singles, take note: With marriages at an all-time low, states in the South and West rank among the highest for couples hearing wedding b...

Startling New Census Data Reveals Where Men, Women Divorce Most

The Huffington Post | Ashley Reich | Posted 10.24.2011 | Divorce

A new report from the U.S. Census released Thursday suggests that divorce rates for men and women in the United States vary by region, and not necessa...

Three Out Of Four Women Would Not Marry An Unemployed Man: Report

Posted 08.21.2011 | Women

NEW YORK (Richard Chang) - Most women would marry for love over money -- unless the man is unemployed, according to a new survey. Three out of ...

Married Couples Now Minority In Kentucky

McClatchy | Becca Clemons and Linda J. Johnson | the Lexington Herald | Posted 08.06.2011 | Divorce

Joey Rose and Keith Lovan say they face the same challenges as any other couple. They have lived together for 121/2 years and are raising a 7-year-old...

Divorce Rate Rising As Economy Recovers

Orlando Sentinel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Divorce

Better economy has more couples feeling freer -- to divorce...

11 Longevity Capitals: Lowest Divorce Rates by State

Huffington Post | Ashley Reich | Posted 05.25.2011 | Divorce

According to the Wall Street Journal, the following states have the lowest divorce rates in the nation (click here for the highest), based on data fro...