What men should know before getting married in the US

  • Women initiate 70% of all divorces (reference)
  • Currently, the divorce rate per 1000 married women is 16.9.
  • The divorce rate per 1000 married women is nearly double that of 1960 (reference Wilkinson – Finkbeiner family lawyer)
  • Almost 50 percent of all marriages in the United States will end in divorce or separation.
  • Researchers estimate that 41 percent of all first marriages end in divorce
  • 60 percent of second marriages end in divorce
  • 73 percent of all third marriages end in divorce
  • The United States has the 6th highest divorce rate in the world.
  • The average first marriage that ends in divorce lasts about 8 years