How daughters can lead to divorce: Parents with first-born teenage girls are the most likely to separate, unless the father has a sister himself

With an estimated 42 per cent of marriages ending in divorce, rates of separation around the world are higher than ever. 

And a new study suggests that divorce risks increase with children’s ages, with parents of teenage daughters at greatest risk. 

In an article for The Conversation, Dr Jan Kabatek and Dr David Ribar, Research Fellows at the University of Melbourne, explain why this is the case. 

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