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Predict whether you'll get divorced - within 13% margin of error!

Marriage is a wonderful thing. A sacred institution that embraces love and togetherness, companionship and family. And for those who embark upon that journey, it's a lifetime commitment right from the outset.

Sadly though, it doesn't always work out that way. And for many people, marriage ends in divorce, despite all the initial promise, love and happiness. Not that we can know how things are going to turn out in the future... or can we?

Well actually, we can get pretty close with on the world's first Divorce Probability Calculator which is right here. OK so it's not 100% accurate - no one can predict divorce with perfect accuracy - but it will predict the long-term probable outcome of your marriage to within around 87% accuracy. So if you want to know what may lie ahead in your marriage, simply click on the START button above, and then answer a series of simple questions. And pass it on - every married person has a right to know what's likely to be in store for them!

The formulas used to create this calculator are primarily based on information gathered in face-to-face interviews with 10,847 women age 15-44 in 1995 and 12,571 men and women aged 15-44 in 2002.

The interviews were conducted by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics as part of National Survey of Family Growth.

The formulas used to create this calculator are also based on analyses of those statistics provided in reports entitled Cohabitation, Marriage, Divorce, and Remarriage in the United States, Series 23, Number 22, July 2002, and Marriage and Cohabitation in the United States: A Statistical Portrait Based on Cycle 6 (2002) of the National Survey of Family Growth, Series 23, Number 28, (PHS) 2010-1980, February 2010.

Please note that the information presented in this calculator is based on analyses of a nationally representative sample of households in the United States. If you live in a different country, your outcome may be slightly different.

View a complete list of the research used to create this calculator.

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