what is the divorce rate in the U.S.? How many of those divorces are second or third divorces?
So what is the divorce rate for first marriage? Please site a source.
triple 50% huh?
“50% of all marriages in the America end in divorce.”
The above statement about the divorce rate in America hides all the details about distribution, however.
Age at marriage for those who divorce in America
Under 20 years old_27.6%___11.7%
20 to 24 years old__36.6%___38.8%
25 to 29 years old__16.4%___22.3%
30 to 34 years old___8.5%___11.6%
35 to 39 years old___5.1%____6.5%
The divorce rate in America for first marriage, vs second or third marriage
50% percent of first marriages, 67% of second and 74% of third marriages end in divorce, according to Jennifer Baker of the Forest Institute of Professional Psychology in Springfield, Missouri.”
According to enrichment journal on the divorce rate in America:
The divorce rate in America for first marriage is 41%
The divorce rate in America for second marriage is 60%
The divorce rate in America for third marriage is 73%
The divorce rate in America for childless couples and couples with children
According to discovery channel, couples with children have a slightly lower rate of divorce than childless couples.
Sociologists believe that childlessness is also a common cause of divorce. The absence of children leads to loneliness and weariness and even in the United States, at least 66 per cent of all divorced couples are childless.