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The Daily Mail, unsurprisingly, has provided a misleading 'clickbait' title for the article. The title doesn't match up with what details they actually say in the article (and which you cited) - your quote doesn't claim Facebook is involved in a third of UK divorces, it claims it is involved in a third of last year divorces that cited unreasonable behavior ...


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It's times like this, on issues like this, that I'm most saddened by the restriction of access to academic literature. Being privileged with access to such material, I'll provide at least some citations and quotes from this restricted pool of research. I will draw liberally from an excellent review that was accepted for publication in 1998, The Adjustment ...


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Yes, people do things like that. Here's an excerpt from an article about this specific case on a local news site. Alan Markovitz recently moved into the home where the statue was erected, which happens to be next to the home where his ex-wife now lives with her new lover, whom she reportedly had an affair with while being married to Markovitz. ...


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To answer your question first: Yes, the study shows that divorce and breakup rates are significantly higher for couples where the housework is equally shared or where the man does most of the work. Oddthinking already linked to the report in Norwegian, the relevant chapter 9 is on the pages 201-214. You can of course run the text through e.g. Google ...


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From Counterintuitive Trends in the Link Between Premarital Sex and Marital Stability: This research brief shows that the relationship between divorce and the number of sexual partners women have prior to marriage is complex. I explore this relationship using data from the three most recent waves of the National Survey of Family Growth (NSFG) ...


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No, it isn't. I'm not sure if there is a similar headline-to-story mismatch in the cited article (firewall at work), but for the question, the title does not match the claim. "a reason for a third of divorces last year in which unreasonable behavior was a factor" <> "one third of all." Most divorces do not fault a partner's behavior as a reason for ...


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