Almost 50 percent of all marriages end in divorce and Researchers estimate that 41 percent of all first marriages end in divorce. So about every 13 seconds there is a divorce in America.
Why people are divorcing in the United States?
Lack of commitment is the most common reason given by divorcing couples according to a recent national survey. Here are the reasons given and their percentages:
- Lack of commitment 73%
- Argue too much 56%
- Infidelity 55%
- Married too young 46%
- Unrealistic expectations 45%
- Lack of equality in the relationship 44%
- Lack of preparation for marriage 41%
- Abuse 25%
How does divorce affect our children? What are things we can do to help? Our talk today is going to be about divorce from a teen’s point of view. We’re going to hear directly from a teen about his thoughts, feelings and triumphs.
Our guest is Lucas Kaitsas. He is 19 years old and currently attending El Camino College and a certified Physical Fitness Trainer. He comes from a family of 5 brothers and sisters & one stepsister. He has played soccer since I was 5 years old.
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