. . . The economic logic is simple: As soon as a couple divorces, they have to finance two separate households with current funds. This makes middle-class couples especially take a second look at their marriage.
Bonnie Booden, a family law and divorce attorney in Phoenix, says this about couples who seek his advice: “Once they hear the cost, and especially how you have to duplicate two households on the same money that currently funds one household, they try to think about some other options.”
Mark Galli – The odd effects the economy is having on families. (CT 8 Jan 2009)