Friday, August 29, 2008

Cheaper to Keep Her

Breaking up is hard to do in Britain these days:
The credit crunch is preventing warring couples from divorcing because they cannot afford to separate, experts have claimed.

National figures published yesterday show the divorce rate last year was the lowest since 1981.

....Analysts said the fall was down to economic uncertainty that had made unhappily married couples reluctant to go it alone financially. Crucially falling house prices have forced many to rethink selling their home and dividing the assets.

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