Marriage and Divorce: The Statistics
Learn what the 2003 data reveals about who is getting married, when they’re getting married, and who is most likely to divorce.
- The average age of a woman getting married in the United States is 27. ” Bride’s Magazine
- The average age of a man getting married in the United States is 29. ” Bride’s Magazine
- 88 percent of American men and women between the ages of 20 and 29 believe that they have a soul mate who is waiting for them. ” University Wire, Louisiana State University
- 59 percent of marriages for women under the age of 18 end in divorce within 15 years. The divorce rate drops to 36 percent for those married at age 20 or older. ” “Cohabitation, Marriage, Divorce and Remarriage in the United States,” M.D. Bramlett and W.D. Mosher
- 60 percent of marriages for couples between the ages of 20 and 25 end in divorce. ” National Center for Health Statistics
- 50 percent of all marriages in which the brides are 25 or older result in a failed marriage. ” National Center for Health Statistics
- 65 percent of altar-bound men and women live together before getting married. ” Bride’s Magazine
- Research indicates that people who live together prior to getting married are more likely to have marriages that end in divorce. ” The Boston Herald
- A recent study on cohabitation concluded that after five to seven years, only 21 percent of unmarried couples were still living together. ” The Boston Herald
- 55 percent of cohabitating couples get married within five years of moving in together. Forty percent of couples who live together break up within that same time period. ” Annual Review of Sociology
- Children of divorce have a higher risk of divorce when they marry, and an even higher risk if the person they marry comes from a divorced home. One study found that when the wife alone had experienced a parental divorce, her odds of divorce increased to 59 percent. When both spouses experienced parental divorce, the odds of divorce nearly tripled to 189 percent. ” Journal of Marriage and the Family
Percentage of single-person households in New York
Share of Americans who have had a one-night-stand
Number of families with a single mother in the U.S.
Number of families with a single father in the U.S.
What will you gain?
The 10 session workshops will give you new insights and research-based relationship skills that can dramatically improve the intimacy and friendship in your relationship and help you resolve conflict in a healthy, productive way. At the workshop, couples will learn how to:
- Hear and listen to each other’s needs
- Foster respect, affection, and closeness
- Build and share a deeper connection with each other’s inner world
- Create a tool to deal with conflict discussions
- Break through and resolve conflict gridlock
- Strengthen and maintain the gains in your relationship
- Common Values 80%
- Communication 50%
- Getting through conflict 75%
- Aim Toward Same Goal 60%
The Results Are Amazing
Throughout our practice we helped dozens of single individuals to find themselves.
The environment we help create not only gives you a new way of life but also makes your relatives, friends, coworkers fell better.