The Washington Post has an ongoing feature about “myths.” Last Sunday the topic was Five myths about marriage. As usual, the piece combined the interesting with the dubious. What stood out for me the most was this factoid: Two-thirds of divorces are initiated by women.
We also know that women are hurt by divorce, taking a big economic hit and often thrown into the pressures of single motherhood. Still, lots of women consider it to be worth it. Recognizing that there are different stories for each couple, can you venture some reasons why such a large percentage of divorces are initiated by women?