However, the results of some studies led to the opinion that factors like the age of marriage and educational qualifications had greater bearing on the stability and longevity of such marriages than the racial identities of the individuals.It was found that the higher the educational level, the lesser the rate of divorce was while marriages between interracial individuals which took place earlier in life had increased chances of ending in divorce.Whatever the case, Francis and Mialon conclude that "our findings provide little evidence to support the validity of the wedding industry’s general message that connects expensive weddings with positive marital outcomes." The average wedding now costs about ,000, however, so this does not bode well.Now, feel free to navigate to the upper left-hand corner of this page, click on the "print" button, and lay this article before the mascara-streaked face of the nearest Bridezilla.Race has come to impact various aspects of our lives, whether we are aware of it or not, and one of the institutions that has been significantly affected by race is marriage.According to the 2010 Census in the United States, interracial divorce rates are comparatively higher than divorce rates between white couples.
The gap between the number of people marrying than divorcing is now wider than at any time since 1992.
We've been told for decades now that half of all marriages end in divorce — and that it's only getting worse.
But, as is the case with most "facts" that get repeated (and repeated and repeated), that's not quite true.
Thus, the success of your marriage will depend on the race of your partner.
It should be remembered that the stats presented in the survey are not absolute and may be subjective in nature, not taking into consideration the fact that whites significantly outnumber other racial groups.