In Class Research Blog #5

“The Divorce-Proof Marriage”

In “The Divorce-Proof Marriage,” Olga Khazan writes about the findings of a research study done to determine the factors that predict divorce. They analyzed 3,000 married couples in the US to evaluate their income, religious behavior, wedding size, wedding cost, and other factors. Key findings for reducing risk of divorce include: dating three years before proposing, having large incomes, having a large but cheap wedding, and attending church regularly.


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