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Couples Are Borrowing This Strategy From Their Corporate Jobs to Make Their Relationships Better — And It's Working To avoid the costly and emotional toll of a breakup, couples are bringing home this common corporate strategy and applying it to their relationships.

By John Rampton

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In 2021, 689,308 divorces were reported in the 45 U.S. states that provide this information. Accordingly, there were 1,985,072 marriages in that year — meaning that the marriage rate in the U.S. was six marriages for every 1,000 people.

In short, marriages outnumber divorces each year.

Now, onto the bad news.