Factors Influencing Divorce Statistics

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Factors influencing divorce statistics www.divorce.usu.edu September 12, 2012

In the United States an estimated 40-50% of all first marriages and about 60% of

second marriages will end in divorce. Divorce has always been a concern in America,

but has increased in the last 50 years. Factors that influence divorce could be marrying

at an early age, income, living together before marriage, pregnancy, religion, coming

from a divorced family, and feelings of insecurity. Marrying at a young age increases

the likelihood of divorce, mostly in the early years of marriage and those who marry in

their teens have an even higher risk of divorce. Finances also are a huge factor.

Finances can be stressful and can end up tearing a marriage apart. Pregnancy prior to

a marriage increase the likelihood of divorce significantly. More than one-third of

children are born to parents who are not married. If those parents do marry, most will

separate before the child begins school. If you have experienced divorce with your own

parents it doubles your own risk for divorce. And if your spouse’s parents also divorced

it triples your risk.

People will give other reasons for their divorce. Lack of commitment, too much

arguing, infidelity, marrying too young, unrealistic expectations, lack of equality, not

enough preparation for marriage, and abuse are the most common reasons that are

given. More than half of people have reported to say that they wish they and their ex-

spouse had tried hard to work things out. It is also reported than about one in three

couples will try to reconcile. Although my parents are not divorced, I have seen divorces in other family

members and my friend’s family members. It is certainly not something that every

couple wants to look forward too, but more than often it…...

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