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Divorce in America

By | source: Oct 24th, 2013

Divorce is often a dreaded word for most children. In contrast, I welcomed it when my parent’s announced their divorce when I was 15 years old. I was old enough to recognize that their was a problem, and that divorce seemed like the only outlet. While marriage is supposed to be a beautiful union between two individuals, divorce seems like an all too common life event.

Today’s infographic lays out some surprising information about divorce rates in America. Turns out, approximately 50% of all American marriages end in divorce. This is such a sad statistic! What has changed that has made divorce an okay outlet? Is it our advancement in technology? Or our lack of communication? Whatever the reason, it has to change. What’s the point of getting married if half of them fail anyway? Check out today’s infographic to find out more information about divorce throughout the United States! [via]