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July 29th, 2012, 03:24
Originally Posted by Damian View Post
But frankly that doesnt work. Look at all the countries with equality inthe household they have 50% and over divorce rates, while the countries with men as leaders of the household have 1-2% divorce rates.
That's the kind of statistics you tend to get when divorcing your spouse is social suicide.

If you look at the norm in Sweden leaving your spouse isn't seen as strange at all because two pepole sharing lives like that requires that a lot of things click, and you can't really know if most of them will until you actually try. In other words, there are a lot of things that can go wrong and therefore divorce is expected to happen a lot. In fact, if you're in a relationship that's working poorly divorce is actually seen as something good, because that gives both partners a chance to find someone else with whom they can have a relationship that works better.

With that kind of view you're going to get a lot of divorces regardless of how the power structure within the relationships in question work.

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