The divorce rate has gone down ever since the recession started. Couples can’t afford to split up. It doesn’t make sense anymore to fight over who gets the house when the mortgage is underwater. Not that marriages have necessarily gotten stronger. From 20% to 25% of divorcing couples are still living together! Read Estranged spouses increasingly waiting out downturn to divorce – washingtonpost.com.
Can’t afford to divorce
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About Gene Veith
Professor of Literature at Patrick Henry College, the Director of the Cranach Institute at Concordia Theological Seminary, a columnist for World Magazine and TableTalk, and the author of 18 books on different facets of Christianity & Culture.