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In a perfect world couples would stay togecther because they loved each other deeply.

Well, the world isn’t perfect, and divorce is not cheap.

There are attorney’s fees, buying replacement items for the ones you lost in the divorce, paying bills by yourself, that all add up.

The financial strain of divorce is the reason many couples stay together.

Almost one in three South Carolina couples (30%) say they are still together for financial reasons.

husband and wife with baby stressing over household bills

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According to the website, the national average of couples forgoing seperation due to money concerns is 38%.

The rate for North Carolina couples is only 19%, putting the state in the #48 slot.

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