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Water Cooler 9/14/18 Open Thread – Contagious Divorce

Greetings RedStaters, and Thank God It’s Friday! Depending on where you are at this moment, you may have a beautiful quiet Autumn day, or be one of those most affected by the hurricane, or something in between.  May you be at peace knowing that God knows you, loves you, and will never leave His children. Contagious Divorce Many years ago, when our marriage was having issues, my wife and I took a good look at things and realized that many couples around us were toxic to some degree – divorced and bitter, nasty on their way to divorce etc.  This was not the only thing that was challenging us, but we did recognize it and rearranged our social circle accordingly.  We got a friend-ectomy to remove the toxic influences that could not refrain from bashing their (ex) spouse or marriage in general. This week I came across an article referencing a study that showed what we sensed – that divorce is contagious. Researchers found that a person is 75 percent more likely to become divorced if a friend has divorced. And that’s not all. If a friend of a friend is divorced, a person’s odds of getting a divorce increases…

Source: RedState | Water Cooler 9/14/18 Open Thread – Contagious Divorce

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