Good News Updates

Calling for a Correction

Calling for a Correction

Anyone who has read The Good News About Marriage, or heard me talk about it, knows that the thickets of marriage and divorce data are really dense and complicated.  Even though complex numbers are my field, I ventured into the deep forests of this data years back with trepidation, sure that at some point I would end up in quicksand–which…read more →

Does it really matter how many people were at your wedding, or how much you spent??

Does it really matter how many people were at your wedding, or how much you spent??

Does it really matter how many people were at your wedding, or how much you spent?? By Shaunti Feldhahn October 20, 2014 You may have seen articles everywhere recently, saying that success factors for a lasting marriage include everything from a cheap wedding, to a large number of people in attendance, to what you thought about your partner’s looks!   I…read more →

A reader question about divorce rates for two subgroups, those with Aspergers and lawyers

A reader question about divorce rates for two subgroups, those with Aspergers and lawyers

Reader Question: “Regarding two specific demographics…if the 50% divorce rate is not true, what about the divorce rates for certain sub groups, like those with Aspergers (may be as high as 80%) or lawyers (60%)? Are those stats true? If they are, does that in comparison to the true divorce percentages make it an event worse, and more discouraging, ratio?…read more →