The Real Cost of a Divorce

By Carla Fried - 2013-11-25T13:43:42Z

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By the Numbers: Divorce and Marriage

What state has the highest level of serial divorcers? It’s not New Jersey, where the number of residents thrice married is the second-lowest, at 1.32 percent. It’s also not the state with the greatest decrease in marriages

What about the states with the most married residents? Here’s a hint to one of the top three in this ranking: This state believes you should “live free or die.” Apparently its notion of freedom does not include staying single.