Evolution of human serial pairbonding.

  title={Evolution of human serial pairbonding.},
  author={Holly E Fisher},
  journal={American journal of physical anthropology},
  volume={78 3},
  • Holly E Fisher
  • Published 1989 in American journal of physical anthropology
Data on divorce taken for all available years between 1947 and 1981 from the Demographic Yearbooks of the United Nations on 58 peoples illustrate that divorce has a consistent pattern. Divorces exhibit a skewed distribution, characterized by the occurrence of the mode early in marriage (with a divorce peak on or around the fourth year) and a gradual, long-tailed decline following this peak. Divorce risk peaks in age category 25-29 for males and age categories 20-24 and 25-29 for females, the… CONTINUE READING