Marriages are more successful on the second attempt.

by Monday, April 29, 2013

With 45% of first marriages failing, it seems that the second time may last a lot longer according to research from the Marriage Foundation. Only 31% of second marriages fail, according to to the research. Husbands who are getting married for the second time are also more likely to find happiness, said the relationship think-tank, which used figures from ...

Divorce rates in Australia are bucking the worldwide trend.

by Monday, April 22, 2013

Legal services, counselling and childcare are just a few of the industries cashing in on Australia’s increasing divorce rate according to research. The number of divorces in Australia increased by 8.7% over the past five years – from 47,209 in 2008 to 51,311 in 2013. Research by IBISWorld identifies five key industries that are increasingly cashing in ...

Hello, 911, I want a divorce and while you are at it, throw my husband out.

by Monday, April 15, 2013

Police in Pennsylvania have charged a 42-year-old  woman for disorderly conduct after she called the emergency services on 911 requesting a divorce and police assistance to make her husband leave the family home. State troopers say the woman called just after 1 a.m on Saturday morning, requesting that police officers be sent to her home in ...

Divorce is in decline in England – US study shows the decline is counter cyclical.

by Thursday, April 4, 2013

Divorce is in decline in England according to figures from the Office of National Statistics, and it is all do to with counter cyclical economic cycles if US studies on divorce are to be believed. In their 2011 paper, entitled Boom, Busts and Divorce, Judith K. Hellerstein, University of Maryland and NBER and Melinda Morrill, ...