Are Parents of Boys or Girls More Likely to Divorce?

Daughters are not easy. Any parent of a daughter will probably tell you that boys are far less difficult to raise. Because of this cultural opinion, whether or not it’s entirely true, daughters have also long been one of the contributing factors of divorce, according to research done in the U.S. Although those researchers couldn’t tell you why exactly, the divorce rates said it all: If you want to save your marriage, have a son. Simple as that. You know, because it’s so easy to just pick and choose the gender of your children. It’s almost as easy as finding a perfectly ripe avocado when you want one, right?

However, new research has found that while the previous research about higher divorce rates for parents with daughters is still true, we now have a reason. Not only is that reason awesome, but it has everything to do with the fact that girls are tougher than boys. Which, let’s be honest, we already knew.


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