What percentage of midlife divorces are initiated by women?
Disputing many long-held assumptions about mid and late-life divorce, a new survey conducted for AARP The Magazine, found that 66 percent of women claimed to have initiated their split.
What percentage of divorces are initiated by the woman?
70 percent According to 2015 research from the American Sociological Association (ASA), women initiate almost 70 percent of divorces. The idea that women are the first to settle down and the first to split up may seem confounding to many.
How many couples get divorced in their 50s?
Past research published in The Journals of Gerontology found that more than 1 in 4 people getting divorced in the United States are over age 50, and over half of those divorces happen after 20 years of marriage.