This May Be Why Most Divorces Happen in March and August

June 7, 2017, 5:48 PM UTC
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More divorces happen in March and August than in any other months, according to a new study from the University of Washington. The research is believed to be the first to find evidence of a seasonal pattern of marriage breakups, and suggests that family rituals around winter holidays and summer may be driving the trend.

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