Daily Archives: November 7, 2017

Family Facts or Menacing Marriage Myths

It has been written 100s of times and repeated 100s of thousands of times:

Family Together - Parents and Kids, Wheelchair“…about 70 percent of US couples with disabled children get divorced”

“…the divorce rate among parents of autistic children is 75 percent”

“…parents [of children with developmental disabilities] have an 80% chance of divorce”

“… estimates put the divorce rate among parents of children with severe disabilities as high as four out of five marriages.”

“…upwards of a 90% divorce rate if there’s a damaged baby in the house”

but there are two problems with these statements. First, THEY ARE NOT TRUE and, more importantly, THEY ARE DANGEROUS. Continue reading

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