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Marital separations an alternative to divorce for poor couples

Married couples who undergo long-term separations appear to be those who can’t afford to divorce, a new nationwide study suggests. Researchers found that about 80 percent of all respondents who went through a marital separation ultimately divorced, most within three years. About 5 percent attempted to reconcile. But 15 percent of separations didn’t lead to […] … learn more→