State-Sponsored Anti-Divorce Classes

Aug 8, 2012 by

Reflecting concerns over the rising rate of divorce across Asia and in China in particular, government officials in one state in Malaysia have taken some extraordinary measures by offering state-sponsored courses in maintaining marital intimacy in an effort to help keep couples and families together. Officials in the northern Malaysian state of Terengganu are now providing sex education for the elderly, sex courses for newlyweds and free honeymoons for couples in crisis. The move is highly...

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Divorce Rates Rising Fast in Far East

Aug 8, 2012 by

Many people have commented that the divorce rate in the United States, estimated to be near 50%, is excessively high. Even a divorce rate of 40% would be a number that many sociologists and family therapists feel reflects a culture where troubled relationships are disturbingly common. There is no doubt that society is changing in the United States as well as in the rest of the world too and the rising divorce rates seem to go right along with modern civilization. However, as high as it is, the...

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Rising Rates & Mandatory Classes

Aug 8, 2012 by

Although the United States has had a divorce rate estimated to be hovering around 50% for several years now, new data shows that many other countries in the world are catching up fast. This has proven especially true in many emerging nations in Asia and the Middle East where the fast pace of modernization has taken a toll on the cohesion of married relationships. Recent reports from Malaysia show that the rate of divorce increased dramatically in that nation in just one year.  Statistics...

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