Research

Enviormental Impact of Divorce

December 4, 2007

According to a recent study by Jianguo Liu, an ecologist at Michigan Sate University whose analysis appeared in this week’s Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, divorce is bad for the environment. Each time a family splits one household becomes two and households with fewer people are not good for the planet, Liu concludes. […]

Workaholic Marriages

October 9, 2007

According to a study by the University of North Carolina in Charlotte, couples where one partner is a workaholic are twice as more likely to divorce. Bryan Robinson, who conducted the study at UNC, is also author behind a book, Chained to the Desk: A Guidebook for Workaholics, Their Partners and Children, and the Clinicians […]

Risk of Divorce Lingers Throughout Marriage

October 4, 2007

While U.S. Census data shows divorce has stabilized since the 70’s, the threat of divorce remains throughout a couple’s marriage, some experts say. The risk of divorce in any marriage typically peaks between years 5 though 10. Does this reinforce the ‘7 year itch’ idea?

Cervical Cancer Increases Divorce Risk?

September 27, 2007

According to a study by the European Cancer Organization recently presented at the European Cancer Conference in Barcelona, women who develop cervical tumors are 40 percent more likely to get divorced. Some experts believe the increased divorce rate may be related to sexuality and intimacy issues. The study also reveals that a marriage is 20 […]

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