Research on Divorce

No one gets married thinking they will get a divorce. And yet, today’s statistics indicate that approximately 40 percent of marriages end in divorce. There is evidence divorce rates have declined since the 1990’s, when there was a 50-60 percent divorce rate. However, current statistics may not accurately reflect the rate at which parents split up because family structures have changed dramatically over the years. Many couples today are not married.  Some couples have long-term commitments and are raising children together; some couples do not share [...]