Tag Archive: research

Oct
09

Robert Hughes, Jr.: What The Latest Scientific Findings About Kids Of Divorce Reveal

Tweet Share Professor Robert Hughes, Jr. wrote an article in the Huffington Post a while back about the research findings that explore the effects of divorce on children.  The summary is that the results are inconsistent. According to Robert, “thirty years of scientific study have concluded that there are no simple answers to the question …

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Jan
15

Pew Research Center Highlights Marriage Statistics from 2010

Tweet Share According to Pew research, marriages are hitting a record low with marriages down 5% between 2009 and 2010. The marriage research points out several other interesting findings: Median Age at First Marriage is now much higher – Women (26.5) and Men (28.7) Number of Newly Married Adults – Down from 4.51 million in …

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Oct
20

Joseph Nowinski, Ph.D.: 4 Ways To Cope With A Conniving Co-Parent

Tweet Share There has been a lot of research on the effects of parental conflict on children’s development, including children of divorce. The results of that research are pretty clear: the more intense and ongoing parental conflict is, the more negative the effects on children — emotionally and academically. This is true whether or not …

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Sep
23

Vicki Larson: When Shacking Up Leads To Breaking Up

Tweet Share The real problem with cohabiting is that many couples who enter into it don’t give it a lot of thought; it’s one of those “just kind of happened” things. You like him, he likes you and a few months later you’re jamming your stuff into his closets. And those are the couples who, …

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Aug
13

Greek Divorce Rate Dives

Tweet Share Despite research and surveys indicating there was likely to be an increase in the number of divorces in Greece to as a result of the economic crisis, figures obtained by Kathimerini actually shows that they have fallen over the last few years, with some experts attributing this to the fact that the instability …

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Jul
15

Does Deployment Cause Military Families to Divorce?

Tweet Share Robert Hughes, Jr. wrote a comprehensive article titled “Does Deployment Cause Military Families to Divorce.” The article evaluates research by Benjamin Karney (UCLA) and John Crown (RAND Corp).  The researchers analyzed personnel records of the entire U.S. military to understand time deployed against the risk of divorce.  The study can be found here.  …

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