During this class however the instructor provided statistics that he had found that stated that Police Marriage divorce rates to be as high as 75% on a first marriage. He also stated that if that first marriage were to fail, that the percentage of divorce for a second marriage for an officer can then be as high as 85%.Though some research I have come to find that there no actual proven statistics on this though we do know that divorce among officers is higher that the average career. However at the time these numbers completely surprised me, and if I’m being completely honest, I started to panic a little bit. I was not aware that the percentages were so high.
After graduation when we returned home, I wanted to know why they were so high and what I could do to protect and safeguard my marriage from the hardships of my husband’s career.Read More