If at first you don't succeed... get a good lawyer and try again.
Increasingly, that's exactly what Americans are doing with marriage, Pew Research explains in a comprehensive look at how the institution has changed over the decades. Forty-two million adults who were married in 2013 had been married before, almost double the number from 1980 and triple 1960's count. As Pew's graphic below illustrates, 40 percent of all new marriages involve at least one previously married spouse:
Pew dives into the results:
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Interestingly, the 42 million remarried adults match the 42 million Americans who have never married at all.
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