Check out this fascinating piece from YourTango:
Low-income couples value marriage as much as everyone else, so why do they get divorced more?
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Dr. Thomas Trail and Dr. Benjamin Karney from the University of California Los Angeles conducted a survey of 6,012 people. What they found proved most other research on the subject of marriage and divorce among low-income people wrong. “Over the past 15 years, efforts to tackle declining marriage rates and increasing divorce rates among low-income couples in the USA have been guided by assumptions about why there are fewer low-income marriages and why a higher percentage fail,” said Trail. “The aim of our study was to separate the myth from the reality.”
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