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29 May 2013

The Gray Divorce Revolution

For the week of June 2nd, 2013
Divorce rates overall in the United States are declining. But more 50-plus couples are calling it quits than ever before. There are no easy answers why so-called ‘gray’ divorce rates are soaring, but new research does shed some light on the phenomenon.

  • Guest: Susan Brown, professor in the Department of Sociology at Bowling Green State University in Ohio
  • Issues: The demographics of ‘gray’ divorce; Does divorce make these couples happier?; Why divorce rates are higher in remarriages and older adults than in first marriages and younger couples
  • Part 1

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