Love and Relationships

Relationships 101

Dr. Beth Erickson

Relationships 101 – Why Remarriage Is So Challenging, and a Successfully Remarried Couple

While the divorce rate for college-educated couples in first marriages is inching down to the mid 40%,the divorce rates for second and third marriage are much higher (60-67% of second marriages end in divorce, and 70-73% of couples in third marriages divorce). Dr. Beth ( first did a “chalk talk” on why remarriages can be so challenging. Then she introduced a successfully remarried couple, Terry and Laura Neven, ( to share their success secrets, despite his ex’s parental alienation campaign and their having seven children between them.