Divorce Rates

Asides, Society

Proof that older = wiser:

Age at marriage for those who divorce in America:

Under 20 years old27.6%11.7%
20 to 24 years old36.6%38.8%
25 to 29 years old16.4%22.3%
30 to 34 years old8.5%11.6%
35 to 39 years old5.1%6.5%

However, proof that we don’t learn from experience:

50% percent of first marriages, 67% of second and 74% of third marriages end in divorce.

Source: http://www.divorcerate.org/

Ed Dowding

Ed Dowding

Founder, strategist, writer, gadfly, TED talker, world-record holder, and (foolishly) reality-TV farmer.DOES: Innovation, Product, Advocacy THINKS: Regenerative Systems, Institution design, 300 year horizons

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