Data indicates that marriages have lasted longer in the 21st century as compared to the success rate of marriages in the 1990s.
Also experts believe that the current rates trend might go down more in coming years as more and more couples prefer a live-in relationship. King on behalf of the Education Resources Information Center.
I think it's good to mark important dates and make an effort as it keeps your relationship alive and exciting x I'm sorry but your first anniversary IS important, it should be celebrated, you can go as low key as a takeaway and a cuddle on the sofa or a slap up meal out, it's up to you but it should be marked, if he isn't the romantic type why don't you do something, I always organize our anniversary as I know my hubby wouldn't think to, it's not that's he doesn't love me, he's just not that kind of guy, it doesn't bother me and I enjoy doing it. X Sent from my SD4930UR using Netmums mobile app Me and my partner celebrate the day we met.
Even if he brings me home a cake or I make his favourite dinner. I wouldn't mind but I reminded him last week so he knows.
He doesn't see the point in anything soppy like that so I gently remind him that I see the point and like it X I must admit I wouldn't expect a fuss for 1st anniversary of meeting.
Mentioned below is a table that highlights geographic variations in divorce in the United States. For northeast region, the rate for men and women in 2009 is 7.2 and 7.5 respectively.
All figures are based on national, regional, and state marriage breakup rates per 1,000 men and women aged 15 and over in 2009. For Midwest region of America, the rate for men and women in 2009 is 9.1 and 9.2 respectively.
Reports also say that couples with children have a slightly lower rate of breakup as compared to couples without children.
This is due to the fact that being childless is one of the prime causes behind divorce in America.
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This is a type of relationship where couples live together like partners without marrying. In this detailed study, the main topic was whether crossing racial boundaries increased the risk of ending a marriage.