1 in 5 American Marriages Don't Survive the Seven-Year Itch

Female respondents said their ex spouse's most annoying trait was selective listening (17%), while males said it was being a control freak (16%).

1 in 5 American Marriages Don't Survive the Seven-Year Itch

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>> 21% of American marriages end after 5 to 10 years.

To conduct the NationalToday.com Ex Spouse Day Survey, the researchers at National Today [www.nationaltoday.com]—America's favorite online destination to commemorate quirky and fun holidays—asked Americans about the reasons their spouses are now out of the picture.

*** NATIONALTODAY.COM EX SPOUSE DAY SURVEY ***


(survey of 230 previously married Americans, conducted in April 2017)


>> ONLY 1 IN 3 AMERICAN MARRIAGES LAST MORE THAN 10 YEARS


Most Americans marriages (21%) last 5 to 10 years, while another 20% only last 2 to 5 years. 1 in 10 marriages last less than 6 months. 


>> 1 IN 10 AMERICAN EX SPOUSES MADE THIS MISTAKE IN BED ... 

14% of previously married Americans say their ex spouse snored too much for comfort. 


>> MEN AND WOMEN DISAGREE ON WHAT MAKES THEIR EX SPOUSES UNPALATABLE

Female respondents said their ex spouse's most annoying trait was selective listening (17%), while males said it was being a control freak (16%).


>> TOP 3 MOST ANNOYING EX-SPOUSE TRAITS

#1: My ex spouse had selective listening (17%)

#2: My ex spouse snored (14%)

#3: My ex spouse was a control freak sometimes (12%)


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