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25% of first marriages end in divorce, not 50%

I got the Shaunti Feldhahn divorce data book much sooner than expected.  I haven’t had a chance to read it all the way through yet, but she is using census stats, so isn’t just making up stuff.   194 more words

Culture

Economic inequality, race indicators of marital divorce rates

Rising divorce rates play a key role in the changing economic climate in America, but it’s important to recognize where they come from.

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Minorities

New study: regular churchgoers and married people most satisfied with their love life

This article from Science Daily.

Excerpt:

Regular churchgoers, married people or those who enjoy harmonious social ties are most satisfied with their love life. This also goes for people who are currently in love or who experience the commitment and sexual desire of their partners, says Félix Neto and Maria da Conceição Pinto of the Universidade do Porto in Portugal.

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News

Valentine’s Day - The Single Person’s Perspective

Ah, Valentine’s Day.  The day when romance abounds and hearts go aflutter with the love of the significant other.

But, what about the rest of us?  1,129 more words

How To Survive A BreakUp

Breakups are some of the hardest trials in life; they test our ability to cope with loss and stress.  They are emotionally difficult.  Trying not to sound too objective, I understand from experience what it is like to go through a breakup.   315 more words

Relationships

Save your marriage by...watching movies?

Watching and talking about just five relationship movies over the course of a month can help cut divorce rates in half.

Gimme the gist

It’s not what you’re thinking. 208 more words

Science

This subset of women has the best odds of making a marriage last

US divorce rates are declining, but not all marriages are created equal. Some couples have the odds stacked in their favor before they even tie knot. 368 more words