Late Divorces

Aug 8, 2012 by

There has been some question as to the stability of long term marriages. Most divorce statistics reflect only the first ten years of marriage in the United States and the statistics for long-term marriages are not as accurate or readily available. However, a recently released Pew Research Center report that did examine divorce statistics for long-term marriages came up with some interesting observations. It seems that while the odds of a divorce occurring after a marriage has lasted 40 years is...

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Family Facts

Aug 8, 2012 by

The annual meeting of the Population Association of America in Washington, D.C. is always an interesting affair when it comes to reading the latest academic wisdom from several thousand demographers, sociologists and other experts on family life in America. The Association along with the Pew Research Center also uses the meeting to present its survey findings on the topics of family meals, cohabitation and of course, divorce. The Association’s own literature says the material presented at...

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