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Apr 22, 2011

While many people believe their impending marriage will last for the rest of time, divorce is a very real possibility as the divorce rate in America is currently 50 percent.

However, while some divorces are amicable between the couple, others do not take the news as well. Fort Lauderdale resident and ex-Marine Paul Henry Gonzalez Jr.

Apr 12, 2011

Court records indicate that the wife of Republican candidate for Kentucky Lieutenant Governor Richie Farmer has filed for divorce, reports The Associated Press.

According to the news provider, Farmer currently serves as Kentucky's Commissioner of Agriculture.

The Lexington Herald-Leader reported that Farmer's wife, Rebecca, filed for divorce on April 5 in Franklin Circuit Court.

"My wife and I are working through some issues in our marriage," Farmer said in a statement.

Mar 31, 2011

A new study conducted by researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston indicates that parents of twins may be slightly more likely to get divorced than parents who do not have twins.

While the difference was small, the authors did note in the study that it could be due to the financial and emotional toll that having twins can take on the parents.

Reuters Health reports that twins occur in between 3 and 4 percent of all births in the U.S., becoming increasingly common with the use of fertility treatments.

In the study, Dr.

Mar 22, 2011

American country singer Billy Ray Cyrus, the father of television star Miley Cyrus, is reportedly attempting to save his marriage with his wife of 17 years after he recently withdrew his divorce filing, The Associated Press reports.

According to the news provider, Cyrus' attorney and a judge signed an order to withdraw the papers in Williamson County Court in Tennessee.

Mar 9, 2011

According to statistics from the Pentagon, the marriages of women in the military are more than twice as likely to end in divorce than those of males in the armed forces, The Associated Press reports.

Last year, 7.8 percent of women serving in the military went through a divorce, but that number was only 3 percent for men, according to the statistics.