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Couples avoid marriage for fear of divorce

Many committed couples aren't marrying because they fear divorce, a new study indicates, though many other reasons for and against marriage abound in young adults from different social classes.

Social pressures and thoughts of deeper commitment may promote wedding vows in middle-class young adults, while fears of extra responsibilities and the costs of exiting the relationship make working-class women more fearful of marriage. More here.

Isn't that like being afraid of walking because you might fall down? Are you afraid of marriage?

Tiger Woods, Wife Officially Divorce

Tiger  Woods, his daughter, Sam, and wife Elin Nordegren, are shown before a NCAA college football game in Stanford, Calif., last November.  Woods and his wife are officially divorced. The lawyers for  Woods and Nordegren said in a statement that the  divorce became official today in Bay County Circuit Court, in Panama City, Fla. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

Question: Do you hope that Tiger Woods returns to being a premier golfer now that his marital troubles are behind him? Or do you care at all?

Al & Tipper Separate After 40 Years

In this July 26, 2004, file photo, former Vice President Al Gore kisses his wife Tipper after addressing the delegates during the Democratic National Convention at the FleetCenter in Boston. Gore and his wife, Tipper, are separating after 40 years of marriage. (AP Photo/Kevork Djansezian, File)

Question: Why do people separate and divorce after they’ve been married 25, 30, 35, 40 years and beyond?

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