According to a study, having a close friend who gets divorced increases your chances of splitting up as well … by a whopping 75 percent.
But don’t worry, happy couples. That’s only the case if your marriage was already struggling.
Seems if there is already trouble in the relationship, seeing a friend get divorced is often what makes someone face their own bad situation.
The study also revealed that people are 147 percent more likely to get divorced if they have a number of divorced friends in their social circle, compared to married people with have mostly married friends.
If your siblings are divorced that makes you 22 percent more likely to have a marriage that ends in divorces. And having divorced co-workers ups your divorce risk by 50 percent.