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Is there a positive correlation between number of sexual partners and likelihood of failed marriage in the United States?

Youtuber Louis Rossman has said in one of his videos that There are studies on this; there is a direct correlation between number of sexual partners and likelihood of failed marriage, based on ...
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Was Facebook cited as a reason for a third of UK divorces in 2010 in which unreasonable behaviour was a factor?

According to the Daily Mail: Facebook is becoming a major factor in marriage breakdowns and is increasingly being used as a source of evidence in divorce cases, according to lawyers. The ...
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Does staying married “for the kids' sake” benefit the kids?

The common opinion I have heard is that parental divorce has negative effects on children. Wikipedia has a section on "Effect of divorce on children" with all effects listed being negative, and ...
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Did a man buy a house to show a middle finger sculpture to his ex-wife?

Saviez-vous que ? En 2013, un homme a acheté une maison à côté de celle de son ex-femme juste pour qu’elle puisse voir tous les jours la statue géante du doigt d’honneur qu’il y a installé....
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Are you more likely to get divorced if you share the housework?

This has been popping up on NPR , and the telegraph Divorce rates are far higher among “modern” couples who share the housework than in those where the woman does the lion’s share of the chores, a ...
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Is there a higher divorce rate among celebrities?

Do celebrities have a higher divorce rate than the general population. This is normally focused around Hollywood type celebrities, so for comparison sake: Is the divorce rate amongst U.S celebrities ...
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Does natural family planning decrease divorce rates?

According to Dr. Janet Smith's lecture "Contraception Why Not" the Family of the Americas Foundation performed a study regarding rates of divorce and the use of Natural Family Planning techniques (as ...
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Are children from divorced families more likely to become divorced themselves?

I've heard people making this claim both in real life and on TV; but I think one can also argue that children growing up with separated parents are more likely to be careful when getting married, and ...