Many couples who marry in Columbus are fairly similar. They have similar backgrounds, they have similar jobs and they have similar incomes. For many people in the area, they are contributing roughly equal amounts to the household's income. This is not always the case, however, and there are some cases in which spouses have drastically different incomes. Should they divorce, one spouse may be ordered to provide spousal support to the other.
The U.S. Census Bureau is the one-stop shop for finding data that helps identify trends across the country. A recent analysis of the data shows that cohabitation may not just be for the younger generations. In fact, the choice to live together but unmarried is increasing at a rapid pace amongst those in the baby boomer generation over the age of 50.
There are a lot of reasons why a relationship may end. In some cases, a spouse may be able to say “that was the moment I knew” and in others the divide may occur over time. According to a recent research study, chronic disease is one of those factors that can take a toll on a marriage, and it likely doesn’t happen all at once.