Divorce: The Tale of the Casualties of the Intergenerational Cycle Introduction The intergenerational transmission of divorce remains one of the most robust findings in the vast literatures on divorce and union formation behaviors (Cavanaugh and Sullivan). At least 25 major studies in the last two decades have, in fact, demonstrated that marital instability runs in families (Wolfinger 1). In terms of probability factors, a recent study found that spouses who are both children of divorced parents are three times more likely to divorce as couples who both hail from intact families (Research Suggests Children of Divorce More Likely to End Their Own Marriages). Thus, it becomes quite arguable that individuals who originate from divorced...The end:
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