Recession and Divorce Part II

Did you catch the CBS news piece on fewer divorces in America?  It claims that the “silver lining” of the recession is that divorce rates are at their lowest rate in 30 years.  Couples encounter money problems, begin fighting, more men at home and women the ones going to work all challenge the marriage.  But the story focuses on… …how couples can face these challenges for their families and end up even closer, feeling if they “can get through this they can get through just about anything.”

Do you think marriages with no children are more likely to meet the challenges during times of recession?

Thinking about it further, if there are no children involved might it be easier to divorce (which is theorized in general), and not stay together?

But with no children, the financial challenge may not be as great as relationships with children–share your thoughts on why divorce rates are down in a time of recession…!

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