While more than 90 percent of people marry by age 50, the rate of divorce in America is between 40 and 50 percent, according to the American Psychological Association.
And while there is no official tracking of divorced couples who remarry each other, a reunion between long-lost lovers is not an uncommon occurrence.
They divorced 10 years later, but after reuniting in 1975, their relationship began again, and the two remarried a few months later.
While Taylor and Burton’s two marriages are often referred to as mistakes driven by intense passion, the two are far from the only couple to reunite after a separation.
He was handsome, wore glasses, was going slightly gray, and edged a little on the nerdy side: perfect.
I was a 33-year-old Lutheran deacon-in-training trying to convince myself I didn’t want to have sex with him, even though I did.
Q: What does canon law really say about divorced people receiving Holy Communion?
–Sean A: The issue of who may, and who may not, receive the Eucharist lawfully is a canonical question with deep theological roots.
Just three weeks before, I found his profile on the punchline of all religious dating sites, Christian Mingle.
“Maybe the partner meets some longing that has never been met before, or there is something that really draws the partner into the person they’re interested in.
Once partners settle into a marriage and have to make decisions together, they want their spouse to be exactly like them.”Another factor that can contribute to divorce is emotional estrangement that can develop over the years.
Hollywood icon Elizabeth Taylor accumulated a grand total of eight wedding rings throughout her life, but two of them were from the same man.
After meeting on the set of the 1963 blockbuster Cleopatra—when they were both married to other people—Taylor and Richard Burton were soon married.