Love & COVID … Is January The ‘Divorce Month’?

Brad Wilcox is the Director of the National Marriage Project, and a Professor at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville. He joined Bob Sirott to talk about how couples have coped throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, how internet searches of “divorce” spike in January – listen to the discussion now.


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The average American couple gets married around the age of 30. Many young adults believe that forming unions closer to that age reduces their risk of divorce, but we also have evidence suggesting that religious Americans are less likely to divorce, even as they are more likely to marry younger than 30.
The Covid-19 pandemic upended many family dynamics but one positive consequence of this upheaval: Parents shared more dinners and read to their children more often. How do these changes to the nuclear family affect the future of the church? Read more to find out.

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