Children of divorce exhibit more health, behavioral, and emotional problems, and are involved more frequently in crime. They are more likely to have problems at school, and have higher dropout rates. Yet, the most troubling statistic is that religious worship drops significantly after the parent’s divorce.
Taxpayers spend over 150 billion per year subsidizing and sustaining single-parent families. By contrast, only a mere 150 million is spent to strengthen marriage: $1,000 to clean up for every $1 is spent to prevent. For the sake of children and our future, we must make marriage great again.
Take Away: Reducing the rate of divorce among families with children has multiple positive consequences,