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US Divorce Rate

The Truth About The Divorce Rate Is Surprisingly Optimistic

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 12.02.2014 | Divorce

We've all heard that 50 percent of marriages in the U.S. end in divorce. And while that disheartening stat continues to get tossed around, the div...

What Your Level Of Education Says About Your Likelihood To Divorce

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 11.25.2014 | Divorce

Why do some marriages last a lifetime while others end in divorce? In the video above, blogger and demographer Philip Cohen looks beyond the numbe...

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...

WATCH: 'Marriage Is...' Project Counters Negative Relationship Images, Makes Us Cry

Posted 09.17.2013 | Black Voices

8.8 years is the average length of an American marriage. It's a stat photographer Sabrina Thompson points out in her latest project "Marriage Is...," ...

A Handy Guide To Divorce Rates By State

Posted 09.05.2013 | Divorce

Wondering about the divorce rate in your state? Look no further than this handy guide, courtesy of FindTheData.org. The information below is compi...

Which Country Has The Highest Divorce Rate In The World?

Posted 06.01.2012 | Divorce

We've all heard that nearly half of all marriages in the U.S. end in divorce (whether the stat is accurate is another story). But how well do you ...

Over 5,000 Couples Divorce Each Day In China

People's Daily Online | Posted 08.02.2011 | Divorce

China's civil affairs organizations have dealt with more than 465,000 cases of divorce in the first quarter of this year, an average of over 5,000 per...

Wisconsin Divorce Rate Rises

La Crosse, WI | Posted 06.28.2011 | Divorce

Nearly 60,000 people tied the knot last year in Wisconsin. But more than 34,000 called it quits. The annual report on marriages and divorces issued...

Canadian Divorce Rate LOWER Than Expected

nsnews.com | Shannon Proudfoot, Canwest News Service Comments (19) | Posted 05.25.2011 | Divorce

OTTAWA -- Fewer marriages in Canada are ending in divorce than is commonly thought, but the effects of the split can affect every member of the family...