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Coming to South American countries, divorce rates increased from 0.21 to 0.7 in Mexico, from 0.17 to 1.9 in Costa Rica, from 0.36 to 1.2 in Trinidad, and from 0.28 to 0.7 in Jamaica (Lamb, 196). These figures show that this phenomenon is some what universal.
Lamb has listed the reasons for this social change as “delays in age at first marriage, rising non-marital cohabitation, and increases in non-marital births” which are again caused by “women’s growing education and economic independence, a decline in religious influence, an increase in individualism, and a corresponding decline in communalism (196). The risk factors that bring about a divorce as identified by researchers also constitute a very long list (qtd. In Lamb, 197). This list includes, factors like:
Marrying a teenager, being poor, having a low level of education, having no children from the marriage, bringing children from a previous union into the marriage, being in a second or higher order marriage, cohabiting prior to marriage, having no religious affiliation, not sharing the same religion with one’s spouse, living in an urban area, and growing up in a household without two continuously married parents (Lamb, 197-198).
Other findings of social science research in this regard have suggested that education has a positive association with the risk of divorce (qtd. by Lamb, 198). Many predictive factors of divorce have been identified as well. These comprise of “frequent arguments, repeated expressions of negative affect, domestic violence, infidelity, and low levels of emotional support, commitment, love and trust between spouses (qtd. by Lamb, 198).
When we look into the consequences of divorce on adults, many findings are there to suggest that divorced individuals are in general having lower psychological health and physical health as compared to continuously married people (qtd. by Lamb, 199). This phenomenon can be
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This has depicted marriages to be fraudulent, which has significant effects on society. When ending a marriage, compromise solutions are made with the collapsing structure of family life, which establish legally defined means of getting along and interactions.
The figures for the Asian countries through the years, 1979 to 2005, have also been revealing a similar trend- 0.3 to 1.4 percent in China, 0.72 to 2.75 percent in Taiwan, 0.39 to 2.6 percent in Korea, and 1.2 to 2.1 percent in Japan (Lamb, 196). Coming to South American countries, divorce rates increased from 0.21 to 0.7 percent in Mexico, from 0.17 to 1.9 percent in Costa Rica, from 0.36 to 1.2 percent in Trinidad, and from 0.28 to 0.7 percent in Jamaica (Lamb, 196).
But in some cases this legal bond in which many promises are made during the time of marriage are shattered and broken down into pieces within a fraction of time, usually because of petty issues (Jasper, Margaret, 12-23). When the husband and wife are spending major part of the time of the day with each other there are chances that they may start to quarrel on small issues which otherwise have no significance; it is at that moment when any one of the partner must show sensibility and finish over the fight.
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