Poll shows half of divorcees wanted to ditch their wedding day

Poll Shows Half Of Divorcees Wanted To Ditch Their Wedding Day

As it turns out, there are plenty of divorcees who wished they had the guts ditch their wedding day.

Lawyers at Slater and Gordon surveyed more than 1,600 divorcees about their wedding days in an attempt to warn couples to think before they say "I Do."
The results suggest that cold feet sometimes serve as a warning sign.

49 percent of respondents say they had wedding day doubts before hitting the aisle and regret not listening to their gut.

65 percent said they even considered leaving their partner at the altar.

48 percent were already considering a "quickie divorce" as the easiest option while 42 percent said they just hoped it would all work itself out.

Some respondents said they didn't feel they could cancel the wedding because they'd already spent the money on it, while others felt compelled to tie the knot because they already had kids.

Most of us have heard that half of U.S. marriages end in divorce, but according to a New York Times' data blog, that number isn't entirely accurate.

It reveals that 70 percent of couples who got hitched in the '90s have made it to their 15th anniversary -- a bump from 65 percent of those who wed in previous decades. Not to mention that couples who wed in the 2000s are divorcing at even lower rates.

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