This is not very surprising news. This excerpt out of New Jersey shows that when there isn’t a “pot of gold” at the end of the proverbial rainbow – people don’t divorce. Since women initiate more than 75% of all divorces, oftentimes without the husband ever suspecting it, often gain the most financially at the end of the divorce – it’s no surprise that when there isn’t as big a payoff, marriage remains their safe haven.
From the article:
The number of new divorce cases filed in New Jersey during the first six months of the year fell 9 percent compared with the same period a year ago.
I’m fairly certain that when the economy turns around, bank accounts and retirement accounts start to fatten-up again, and everything appears to be on stable ground financial… the initiation of no-fault divorces and fights over the children for the almighty dollar will resume full-speed ahead.
For the full article: N.J.’s divorce rate declines in recession