Statistics Show Divorce is More Likely When a Woman Makes More Than a Man

In an article published on 7/22, Rebecca Palmer is featured in an article about how statistically, divorce is more likely if a woman earns more money than her husband. According to data from Pew Research Center, 60% of college graduates are women, and nearly half of them marry men without a college degree. Additionally, a study from the University of Chicago reveals that divorce rates rise 50% when the wife earns more than her husband, especially among younger married couples.

Rebecca offers three tips for keeping a healthy marriage:

  • Communication is Key
  • Keep Your Business and Work Separate
  • Be Willing to Shift Roles

“Every marriage is unique; there are no cookie-cutter answers to navigate these shifting roles in today’s marriage climate,” writes Rebecca. “However, there are ways to ensure a marriage with a woman breadwinner does not lead to divorce.”

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