Divorce And Athletes

October 2016

Professional Athletes And Divorce: Ten Reasons Why They Divorce So Frequently

The divorce rate for the general US population is about 50 percent. Professional athletes average about 70 percent. Why does this happen? Here are ten reasons.

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Athletes And Divorce: Eleven Causes Of Break Ups Among Athletes

There are a number of studies that indicate that professional athletes divorce at a significantly higher rate than does the general population. These studies were mention in Sports Illustrated and in The New York Times.

While the divorce rate among Americans is approximately fifty percent, pro athletes divorce at a rate that is approximately seventy percent.

Most of these studies have focused on marriages involving a male athlete married to a female. Perhaps this is because there are […]