Originally Posted by Damian
I dont think that it leads to less divorce, all i see from my limited looks into peoples lives is that a lack of a leader in the marriage resulats in divorce(be it male or female). In our society it is assumed that it is almost wrogn for the man to take the lead, but in most cultures tahat let the man lead they are happier to stay together.
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Conflict is resolved rather easily in those cases when a leader is present. In countries where this is the norm for the male have less divorce. I dont think that social suicide is enough justification for divorce rates to be less than 5000% of the western cultures.