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Highest Rate of Divorce in the World

by Peter Magee on November 2, 2016

Daniel Rod

A recent article appeared on a prominent Australian News Website, noting that the Maldives has the highest rate of divorces in the world. The average women living in the Maldives at age 30 will have been divorced three times, or put another way, 11 divorces per 1000 people. Belarus is approximately 5.5 divorces per 1000 people and the United States … Read more

Grey Divorce

by Michelle McDermott on November 17, 2015

Michelle McDermott

‘Grey Divorce?’ NO, I’m not talking about the very popular books and recent film! I’m talking about what I consider to be some of the most difficult matters I deal with – those in which couples have been together 30 years+ but have found themselves separated.

I read a recent newspaper article which revealed that the latest Australian Bureau of … Read more

Peter Magee

In an article published in the Sydney Morning Herald on 6 August 2013 titled “High Divorce Rate means it’s time for Wedleases” Paul Rampell discusses whether or not the institution of marriage needs to be reviewed. In particular he focuses on for what most people is one of the defining aspects of marriage – that it is a … Read more

Peter Magee

In an article called “Eastern approach may keep couples from divorce Courts” Adele Horin discusses different cultural approaches to relationships.

The article published on 3 January 2012 in the Sydney Morning Herald states that Australian couples place importance on showing affection, speaking their mind and put high value on love and sex as essential ingredients of a happy marriage. But … Read more

Young and Divorced

by Peter Magee on January 23, 2013

Peter Magee

In an article called “Young, Beautiful and Divorced” published in the Sydney Morning Herald on 23 September 2012, Nina Karnikowski, discusses divorce of those in their twenties.

Ms Karnikowski states that although “no one enters marriage anticipating divorce, especially not within the first few years,” statistics show that the younger the person marries, the more likely they are to divorce. Read more