Want a lasting marriage?
Don't look to Hollywood for role models.
Marriage is forever
Not just till the feelings don't feel so good.
Easy divorce, earlier death?
The unhealthy correlation between divorce and mortality.
Life is short. Don’t have an affair
Cheating ends in divorce for many, many couples
Divorced parents, increased drug use
Full divorce courts + empty churches = more drug use.
Is life after divorce better?
Research says that losing a spouse through divorce can be harder than losing a spouse to death.
The link between divorce and mortality
Divorce packages at hotels won't stop the detrimental effects of divorce.
The first divorce selfie
And why it makes me sad.
Premature death linked to divorce
Which makes the worst states for divorce good for your health.
Gender gaps in college linked to divorce rates
The absence of a father, in a typical post-divorce setting, affects the education of boys.
Children of divorce more reliant on psychiatric help
Back and forth between the homes of divorced parents is detrimental for kids.
Housing strains, marriage and mental health
Homeowners in default or foreclosure represent an identifiable high-risk group.
The link between student debt and divorced parents
Married parents contribute significantly more to children’s college education than other parents.
Loneliness is bad for your health
Chronic loneliness is more damaging to health than obesity.
Sons of divorce, and school shooters
There's a common thread tying together most school shooters - and it's not just access to guns.
Norway rethinks its acceptance of divorce
Instead they're promoting date nights to benefit marriage, which then benefits the well-being of young people.
Divorce is bad for your health
Divorced adults have an increased risk of early mortality compared to their married counterparts.
More siblings means less divorce risk
Two or more siblings mean you're more likely to marry and stay married.
Overnight stays for infants affect their relationship with parents
Infants do better is they don't have overnights away from their primary caregiver.
Wives divorced for drinking
Quite often when we think of divorce, the blame seems to lie with the man. He has been unfaithful, unloving, or has taken to drinking too much. But interestingly, according to recent reports, it seems that over the last five years there has been a huge increase in marriages that have broken down because of the woman drinking too much.
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Family Edge looks at news and trends affecting the family in the light of human dignity. Our focus is the inspiring, creative, humorous, annoying, ridiculous, and dangerous ideas in the evening news. Send tips and brainwaves to the editor, Tamara Rajakariar, at tamara.rajakariar@ mercatornet.com