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New Poll: Divorce Could be Contagious

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It looks like your friends have more influence than you might think. A new study from the Pew Research Center finds couples with friends getting divorced are likely to do the same. Researchers found people with a friend getting a divorce is 75% more likely to end their own marriage. 33% will get divorced if a friend of a friend is ending their marriage. Scientists say part of the reason is what's called "social contagion". That basically means our behavior is easily influenced by our peers.

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