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Census Finds Married Couples are no Longer a Majority

Married couples are now less than half of all American households for the first time, the Census Bureau says,a milestone in the continuing evolution of the American family toward less traditional forms. In 2010 married couples were just 48 percent … Continue reading

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Better to Have Loved Late than Never Loved at All

Millions of single Americans are marrying for the first time later than their parents. These late starters find it socially acceptable to marry and have families in their 30s and even 40s, according to research. According to the Pew Research … Continue reading

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The Overlooked Cost of Divorce and Family Fragmentation

We all know that divorce can cost a pretty penny for the people that are getting one, but what about the people who aren’t divorcing? Based on a new study, divorce and unwed childbearing, known collectively as family fragmentation, costs … Continue reading

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Enhanced “Cooling Off” Periods with the “Second Chances Act”?

It has been suggested by a new study that a “significant minority of persons and couples on the brink of divorce actively desire a chance for reconciliation.” It is because of research like this that William J. Doherty, a marriage … Continue reading

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Parenting and Happiness

A University of York economist claims the idea parenting makes us happy is an illusion. In an article The Psychologist, Dr. Nattavudh Powdthavee, of the University’s Department of Economics and Related Studies and an expert in the economics of happiness, … Continue reading

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Living Together is No Guarantee

Right after the myth of second marriages comes the myth of cohabitation; that is that living together (playing house) before getting married provides a better chance of staying married. That seems to make sense. The man and woman get to … Continue reading

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Divorcing Adults, The Children of Divorced Parents

Many people that the children of divorce enjoy a better chance of marital success as adults. Alas, the children of divorced parents are more likely to divorce than those who grow up in intact families. The pain and suffering of … Continue reading

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Children After Divorce

One of the more popular divorce myths goes like this: “Divorce may cause problems for many of the children who are affected by it, but by and large these problems are not long lasting and the children recover relatively quickly.” … Continue reading

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The Grass is Greener

Linda Popielarczyk, a registered social worker in Toronto, finds that may people have exaggerated ideas about the therapeutic power of divorce to produce happiness. These people believe that their marriages made them unhappy; that divorce will make the discontent disappear; … Continue reading

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Divorce Plagues Children’s Social and Academic Lives

Young children struggle with math, social skills and emotions such as anxiety and depression for at least two years after the split when their parents divorce, a new study finds. The research studies the effects of divorce by the predivorce, … Continue reading

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