American Women Divorce Their Husbands 3 Years After Marriage

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Here are some statistics about marriage and divorce in America. It’s no wonder most men don’t want to get married anymore.

-most couples had an age gap of between 0-3 years

-74 percent of divorces between 2016 and 2017 were initiated by women

-Divorces soared from 1.3 million in 2003 to more than 4.5 million in 2018

-Some 3 million couples have called their marriage off in the first three quarters of the year, 200,000 more than in 2018

-Some internet users believed the cooling-off period could reduce hasty decisions and save marriages, although cases involving domestic violence complicated the issue.

-cooling off could give buffer time for couples with young children as their divorce would result in problems including child custody.

-China’s draft civil code will be submitted to next year’s annual session of the National People’s Congress for deliberation, proposing a 30-day cooling-off period for couples who apply for a divorce.