Another kind of spouse who may not receive alimony: one who wasn't married that long.
Raso says, "The shorter the marriage, the less likely it is that one spouse became financially dependent on the other."Myth #6: The mother almost always gets custody of the children.
As for the lowest rates, marriages in Sri Lanka, Brazil and Italy seem to stand the test of time, says Dr. The longevity of relationships in those countries, though, isn't necessarily indicative of happier spouses.
Plus, your own guy isn't likely to file for divorce.
Mara Opperman, relationship etiquette expert and co-founder of I Do, Now I Don't, reveals that women initiate about two-thirds of all divorces.
Not true, but we're definitely up there on the list.
According to the United Nations's Demographic Yearbook, the US has the sixth-highest divorce rate.