Divorce Statistics Are Not True

 

You’ve heard that 50% of all marriages end in divorce and that the situation is the same in church as outside, but it’s not the whole story. In fact the reality is much better. This article is based on US data but Australian trends tend to be similar to the US.

Author Debunks Myths About Divorce Rates, Including of Churchgoers

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BY ALEX MURASHKO, CHRISTIAN POST REPORTER
May 16, 2014|9:05 am

Many of the most demoralizing beliefs about marriage, especially when it comes to discouraging statistics commonly passed around, are just not true, says social researcher and best-selling author Shaunti Feldhahn.

“A subconscious sense of futility about marriage is everywhere, as everything we hear says marriage is ‘in trouble,'” states Feldhahn. “And while some of the bad news is accurate (for example, 41% of children are born out of wedlock), many of the most demoralizing beliefs just aren’t true. For example, the notion that half of all marriages end in divorce or that the divorce rate is the same in the church… neither are anywhere close to true.”

 

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