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Interactive Marriage Survival Statistics

By: Tinkalicious - Published: Nov 30, 2008 • References: divorce360 and walletpop
We have all heard the dismal statistics on marriage, or perhaps more appropriately, divorce. Now there is a website that can help you calculate the odds of your marriage's survival, much like the sites that offer to help calculate mortgage or car payments.

Today's instant marriages and rapid divorces are rife among us. The old figure that states that half of first marriages end within 15 years is pretty accurate--it is actually 43%, with one in five marriages ending in 5 years, and one in three in 10 years.

Divorce 360's online marriage calculator is designed to provide the odds of divorce using a number of inputs, including several socioeconomic factors.

Whatever happened to good old-fashioned romance?