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Divorce rates have been on a pretty sharp decline since 2008, mostly because of the things millennials are apparently very good at is staying together (take that, all our parents).
Still, divorce isn't totally extinct and it never will be. Natalie: My high school sweetheart—we met through mutual friends and youth group and had known each other for years.
He was a second-year medical student and I was working as a medical records clerk. She was someone I wanted to start a family with and someone who I saw being the mother of my future children.
Natalie: We were both Christians and grew up in the Midwest, so it was the "logical next step." Maxine: I was very much head-over-heels in love with her. Krysta: Honestly, it was more of a "next step" in life.
You know that very scary statistic about how half of all marriages end in divorce?
I told one woman upfront the first time we started texting, but she’d been married before too.
Due to California law, we were required to wait at least six months for it to finalize. Maxine: We started the separation process just before our third marriage anniversary.
And two years after we separated, we were divorced.
Krysta: I started dating immediately after I left the home we shared and used dating as a distraction to get through the divorce. When I was seeing people casually and knew nothing was going to come of it, I did all I could to avoid the topic.
It worked, but I had to tell a few people and it was awkward, but no one got up and sprinted for the door.RSVPs were already starting to come in and, in my mind, it was too late to go back.