Family Law Prof Blog

Editor: Margaret Ryznare
Indiana University
Robert H. McKinney School of Law

Saturday, January 12, 2008

Why People Divorce

A commissioned poll by an online divorce site ( examines the reasons people divorce.  The number one reason people gave for divorce is abuse. More than one in three (36%) divorced Americans cited either verbal or physical abuse as the main cause of divorce. Money, at 22%, is a distant second. Women are more than twice as likely as men (48% vs. 21%) to divorce because of verbal or physical abuse. Men, in turn, are more than twice as likely as women (22% vs. 11%) to cite sex as the cause for their failed marriage.

Read the Divorce360 report (last visited January 9, 2008 bgf)

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Excellent article which i have just stumbled accross and will link to in my blog for others to read.

Posted by: Mark Kenean | Jun 10, 2009 2:53:57 AM

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