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Second Marriage Divorce Rate

Why More Americans Are Going For A Second Marriage

Buck Wargo | Posted 05.18.2016 | Fifty
Buck Wargo

When women ask me as a 52-year-old male why I've never been married, it's always insinuated that there's something wrong with me, or I must be a swinging bachelor who just needs a good woman to show him the way.

Our Wedding Was Perfect... For Us

Susan Chatzky | Posted 10.01.2013 | Weddings
Susan Chatzky

It was a wonderful night. It was filled with love and happiness, and everyone seemed to have a really good time. No one seemed to miss any of the usual traditions, no one scoffed at my wedding dress, everyone loved the kids singing.

4 Things That Will Pronounce a Relationship D.E.A.D.

Nancy Lang | Posted 08.06.2013 | Divorce
Nancy Lang

According to most people, relationships are the most important aspect of our lives, yet we don't give them the same effort and attention as we do our careers, or even our cars or pets. Why?

WATCH: Are Second And Third Marriages Are Doomed To Divorce?

Posted 03.06.2012 | Divorce

Psychiatrist Gail Saltz stopped by the "Today" show Tuesday to talk about why so many second and third marriages end in divorce. The failure rate ...

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.