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This list compiles data on how long marriages last in ten world cities.


A pair of traditional divorce rings. (stock photo)

It's no secret that divorce rates around the world are much higher than they used to be. Even if you didn't know that, it's not a secret. I'm sorry I had to be the one to tell you.

Now that you've recovered, there's more. Divorce rates actually vary widely by country, and so does the average length of a marriage before the partners call it quits. The savvy folks over at Hopes & Fears compiled this data for ten different cities all over the world. The results are surprising.

Sources: Hopes & Fears