Saturday, January 12, 2008
A commissioned poll by an online divorce site (Divorce360.com) 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)