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How pandemics affect divorce rates now – and 100 years ago

13 mins | Sep 16, 2022
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It’s not clear that isolating at home drove couples to separate. The impact of the COVID pandemic on divorce rates remains unclear, as despite the stress and enforced togetherness of the pandemic, the divorce rate actually dropped in 2020. However, as Victoria Bekiempis reveals, statistics from the 1918 flu epidemic provide a fascinating historical context.
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