Love and marriage, as the Sinatra song goes, go together like a horse and carriage. However, after looking at American divorce rates, it is difficult to see the Voice’s point.
After all, the statistics are heartbreaking (no pun intended). Nearly half of all marriages in the U.S. eventually end in divorce. The figures for multiple marriages are even more troubling. Second marriages end in divorce 60% of the time and for third marriages, the rate is at 73%! Unfortunately, the institution of marriage in the U.S. is in somewhat of a crisis, leaving many couples — and families — torn and in disarray.
No couple intends on getting a divorce when they exchange their wedding vows. However, if the time comes, it is best to be prepared. First and foremost, ask a family lawyer for legal advice and cou Continue reading