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How a job can end a marriage

New Jersey residents may know that their jobs can have an impact on their relationships. Spending long nights on a stressful project could take a toll on even the strongest of marriages. However, who a person works with may play a role in determining whether a his or her marriage succeeds or fails. Data from a study done in Denmark found that men who worked mostly with women had an increased chance of getting divorced.

They were 15 percent more likely to end their marriage when working with mostly women compared to working with mostly men. If a woman worked with mostly men, she was 10 percent more likely to get a divorce. In addition to gender, a person’s education level and age were factors in whether a person’s job would be more likely to cause a divorce. Generally speaking, older workers were more likely than younger workers to end their marriages.

Men who had higher levels of education were also likely to get divorced. Researchers say that this study doesn’t mean that people should worry if a spousw discusses a colleague. Instead, individuals should only be concerned about a spouse’s behavior if he or she starts demanding more privacy or starts dropping out of family events unexpectedly.

Individuals who are going through the divorce process may have many questions about how to proceed. An attorney may explain the laws governing divorce in the state. Legal counsel may also help a person control his or her emotions and focus on the facts in the case. Avoiding an emotional outburst may make it easier for an individual to obtain custody of a child or other favorable outcomes.