Debunking the 50% Divorce Rate

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It is said that 50% (or more) of marriages end in divorce: a statistic scary enough to make many think hard before proposing or walking down the isle. But a careful look at the numbers - from marriage statistics to those on divorce - tells another story. Click through this interactive graphic to find out why the divorce rate isn't really 50%, and depending on your education, age at first marriage and other factors, your statistical chances of staying married could, indeed, be much, much better.
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it’s said that 50% of marriages today will end in divorce Jump To >Home >Debunking 50% >A Timing Issue >Culture Matters >Educational Divide >Shifting Trends > A Happy Marriage But where did that number come from?