D-Word Statistics

Are You Single? In Good Health!

Recent studies show that single women have a life expectancy of 1.4 years longer than those who are married!
The reason? Married women usually have children, household chores and more stress in their lives which can ultimately shorten their life!!!
Who knew??


New York Times Pisses Off Conservatives with its Talk of Single Women

Credit to le divorce for the following post:
The New York Times published a story last week about how 51% of American women are now living without a spouse:
William H. Frey, a demographer with the Brookings Institution, a research group in Washington, described the shift as “a clear tipping point, reflecting the culmination of post-1960 trends […]


Will Online Social Networks Help Divorce Rate Drop?

Here is a fascinating post I found on Twist Image Blog by Mitch Joel:
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With everything happening in social media and the proliferation of online dating, it got me thinking that because of the power of six pixels of separation (not the Podcast title, but the concept – a world where individuals are connecting in ways […]


Study Reveals 90% of Divorces in Ireland End Amicably

The perception that divorce in Ireland is characterised by bitter legal battles between former partners has been exposed as a myth after a study of family law cases found 90% of them end amicably.
The study showed nine out of 10 divorce and judicial separation cases which came before the Dublin Circuit Court last October were […]


Mothers-in-Law Cause of Italy’s Soaring Divorce Rate

Italy has been experiencing an unprecedented rise in marriage break-ups. The main cause bearing a high proportion of the blame? Mamma’s boys and interfering mothers-in-law.
A new poll by research institute Eures reveals that divorce happens every four minutes(!) in the country once regarded as a bastion of marriage. In 2002, Italy recorded 50,828 divorces - […]


Hezbollah Causes Harmony in the Israeli Home?

Divorce rates are down in northern Israel, apparently as a result of the Lebanon war. According to data issued by Israel’s rabbinical courts, there were 18 percent fewer divorces during 2006 in communities shelled by Hezbollah during last summer’s 34-day conflict compared to the previous year, despite an overall increase of 3.8 percent in the […]


The Hidden Effects Of Divorce On Children

These days, it is hard to come by an individual who does not know someone who has been divorced, or who has not been divorced themselves. In Hollywood, divorce is seemingly becoming a common occurrence, while paving the way for a society where we’re not only getting married later in life, but also searching for […]


Divorce Boom Hits Again. This Time - Moscow.

Moscow saw a four percent rise in the divorce rate last year, with more than 45,000 couples deciding to untie the marriage knot, an official with the Russian capital’s registry office said Friday.
“That is an amazing figure,” said Tatiana Ushakova. “We have not registered so many divorces in at least five years.”
She said Moscow experienced […]


January 8th is Britian’s Divorce Day

Photo courtesy of BBC
According to a new study, more Britons will initiate divorce proceedings today than on any other day of the year. A survey of 100 divorce lawyers by the website insidedivorce.com found that Christmas was often the final nail in the marital coffin, leading to an increase in the number of people instructing […]


Darn Celebrity Divorces of 2006 - The Complete Guide

2006 has been a busy year for Hollywood divorce lawyers. In fact, it has been the busiest year ever in Hollywood history. Here is my summary of the biggest darn hollywood divorce scandals of 2006. Enjoy:

Carmen Electra | Dave Navarro

Photo courtesy of BBC Music It was fun while it lasted but Carmen Electra filed […]