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Who initiates divorce, men or women? Doherty speaks to WCCO News

William DohertyAs part of WCCO news' "Good Question" series, reporter Jason DeRusha asked "Who initiates more divorces, men or women?" In addition to gathering comments and answers from the public on his blog, DeRusha spoke to family social science professor Bill Doherty, a national expert on marriage.

"Women are twice as likely to initiate a divorce as men," said Doherty, and women ask for two out of every three divorces. Women are more likely to analyze the state of their relationships; "for women, it's not about just being married, it's about the quality of the marriage."

Watch the video of the Good Question segment and read more of Professor Doherty's thoughts at WCCO's website.

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