Marriage and Divorce in the United States
Marriage and divorce in the united states[Page I-272]
The perpetuity of marriage is enforced by law as a protection for children, for whose education and support society as such makes no other provision than the frequently aborted attempt to compel an efficient guardianship of the parent by penal enactments. (Andrews 1975:12)
The Romans bemoaned their high divorce rates, which they contrasted ...