10 Facts About Divorce You Probably Don’t Know

Both divorce and marriage are common experiences. In Western cultures, over 90% of individuals marry by 50 years of age. Healthy marriages are good for physical and mental health of couples. Also, they are good for kids; growing up in a happy home protects kids from social, educational, physical and mental problems. However, around 40% to 50% of married couples in America divorce. The rate of divorce for future marriages is even greater. This list contains 10 facts about divorce you probably don’t know.

Living Together

According to a study carried out on US women and men aged 15 to 44 years, couples who begin living together before being married are more prone to divorce.


In America, ladies take about 3.1 years to remarry post divorce, while males take about 3.3 years to remarry.