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Divorce (also known as dissolution of marriage) is the process of terminating a marriage or marital union. Divorce usually entails the canceling or reorganizing of the legal duties and responsibilities of marriage, thus dissolving the bonds of matrimony between a married couple under the rule of law of the particular country or state.
Contested divorce, at-fault divorce, summary divorce, no-fault divorce, uncontested divorce, collaborative divorce, electronic divorce, mediated divorce.
Adultery, extramarital sex, infidelity, domestic violence, midlife crisis, addictions (e.g. alcoholism and gambling), workaholism, and other factors.
Couples who marry in their late 20s may be less likely to divorce.
Husbands who don’t work full-time may be more likely to get divorced.
Almost 50 percent of all marriages in the United States will end in divorce or separation.
Every 13 seconds, there is one divorce in America.