Asked by Anonymous at 5:55 AM on Jun. 16, 2010 in Just for Fun
I have seen it happen before my social group. I think that once someone divorces, it might encourage someone else they know to go a head & divorce. When i divorced, all of a sudden...two months later 2 of my girlfriends left their husband. Now, they did have a rocky relationship & probably needed to separate. I think when they saw me do it, they thought "i think i can do it too". I honestly think that me divorcing helped them get the courage to do it too.
Answer by samurai_chica at 8:39 AM on Jun. 16, 2010
Answer by ManicMomma02 at 6:01 AM on Jun. 16, 2010
Answer by Anonymous at 6:24 AM on Jun. 16, 2010
A new study by researchers at the Universities of California, Brown and Harvard found that divorce can spread among people in the same social networks.
In simpler terms, a decision to divorce can lead to divorce among friends, family, even co-workers.
Dr. Linda Mintle, a licensed marriage and family therapist, appeard on CBN Newschannel's Morning program for more insight on the topic.
Click play to watch the interview.
Answer by Anonymous at 6:26 AM on Jun. 16, 2010
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Answer by Anonymous at 6:51 AM on Jun. 16, 2010
No, most marriages that I have seen end in divorce have two people in it that never should have gotten together in the first place!
Answer by lapcounter at 8:08 AM on Jun. 16, 2010
"According to the study, people who have a friend who is divorcing are 147 percent more likely to get divorced themselves. Having a divorced co-worker raises a person's chances by 55 percent. And people with a divorced sibling are 22 percent more likely to split from their spouses. Researchers call it "social contagion" -- the spread of behavior or emotion through a social group."
Answer by Anonymous at 8:41 AM on Jun. 16, 2010