From: NZ Herald

Research reveals that divorce does run in the family

New Zealand Herald:

Numerous studies have shown that children of divorced parents are more likely to get divorced when compared to those who grew up with parents who remained married.

But this pattern may not hold true for adopted children, a new study suggests.

According to the Daily Mail, the research, genetic factors are the primary explanation for the divorce trend, and the new findings could have implications for the advice provided by marriage counsellors or therapists.

The new study, which will be published in an upcoming issue Journal Psychological Science, was conducted by researchers at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) and Lund University in Sweden.

Read the whole story: New Zealand Herald

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