Almost 690,000 couples reported getting divorced in 2021, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. That’s about half the number of couples who reported getting married.
Most couples file for what is called a no-fault divorce, which means you can dissolve your marriage without showing that either party has committed any wrongdoing.
The biggest conflicts divorced couples encounter are:
- Career choices
- Parenting differences
- Division of household labor
- Relationships with family
- Relationships with friends
- Health choices
Almost half, 46%, of those surveyed said career choices were the biggest source of conflict in their marriage.
Parenting differences came in second at 43%.
Only 5% of divorcees say there was no way their marriage could have been saved, the survey says.
A whopping 63% said that having a better understanding of commitment prior to marrying could have helped them avoid divorce. And more than half said that if they had a better understanding of their spouse’s morals and values prior to getting married, they might still be together.
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