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Blame Women For High Divorce Rates That Hurt Women More Than Men

January is known as Divorce Month, when the highest number of U.S. divorce filings occur. I find it ironic that Divorce Month is followed by Valentine’s Day, although with the high rate of second and third marriages and their equally high failure rates, the irony makes sense.

Sadly, it’s often women — the people feminism promised were our sisters — who are the most insensitive to divorced women’s struggles and make the cause of strengthening marriage and achieving divorce reform all that more difficult.

It’s also women who file for divorce more often, even though it’s well-established that divorce is far more of a sucker punch for women than men, with post-divorce household income for women declining by an average of 41 percent — almost double the loss men experience — plus ...