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50% of all first marriages will end in divorce and some predict this percentage is growing to nearly two thirds.
The average length of a first marriage is 7 years. Of the young people who divorce 75% will remarry, yet 60% of those couples will divorce again.
The average age at the time of divorce is 36 for men and 33 for women.
The reasons people give for divorcing are chiefly communication, power struggles, unrealistic expectations, sex, decision-making, demonstrating affection, money management and lack of loving feelings.
The number of children living with both parents declined from 85% to 68% between 1970 and 1996.
The proportion of children living with one parent grew from 12% to 28% during this same time span.