Great Divide: 6 Divorce Trends of Today (infographic)

“First comes love, then comes marriage, and then comes… divorce? Well, not always! In fact, much less than you may think. Since 1981 divorce rates have been decreasing, at about the same rate as marriage.

In recent times, many couples are deciding to cohabitate and raise a family without being formally married. Perhaps, this is related to divorce rates, or just general preference.

Today, we see six divorces trends. Even if you have not directly been involved in a divorce, it is likely that you have been affected in one way or another.

Check out this infographic to learn more – but, always remember, statistics are not people! If you have been through a divorce, this does not necessarily mean these trends will affect your life in the same ways.” — Jaclyn Nicholson

6 Divorce Trends of Today

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Great Divide: Six Trends of Divorce Today



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  1. I knew marriage rates were dropping, but I never thought about divorce rates. Makes sense…fewer marriages, fewer marriages to end. Thanks for an enlightening post.

  2. Great website Nancy and great blog….very timely for me too…..have found it quite overwhelming having to think about divorce and the issues involved. Some great tips from across the pond that relate to us all. Thanks


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