While divorce can be the best option for some couples, others may experience divorce regret in the future. According to a 2016 study conducted by Seddans, a law firm in the U.K., 22% of the more than 800 participants regretted getting a divorce. Although some divorces are necessary, others might not be.
What percent of couples regret divorce?
On average, a third of divorced couples regret their decision to end their marriage. In a 2016 survey by Avvo.com, researchers interviewed 254 women and 206 men and asked how they felt about their divorce. They found out that 27% of women and 32% of men found themselves regretting divorce.
Is it normal to regret getting a divorce?
Regret is common when youre going through divorce or separation. If you made a poor choice in a partner, or committed to a relationship you knew wasnt right, the feeling of regret may be even stronger. Wishing you could go back in time and do it all over is normal.
Do most divorced couples get back together?
Reconciliation for the Childrens Sake A high percentage of divorced couples get back together because of children. Children reach 17 years old while their parents are still married in only 47% of US families, according to the report by the Marriage and Religion Research Institute.