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(RNS) Experts say the two biggest factors complicating remarriage are money and children – even if the kids are adults. "It's much, much harder than a first marriage," said David Olson, a retired professor at the University of Minnesota.


  1. Among the religious, it occurs to me that maybe the church has shamed divorced people so much that they just say, “Screw it” the second time. Notice all these second weddings taking place on beaches and in courthouses, not in churches.

    In general, this article greatly neglects the economic considerations involved in marriages — first and otherwise.