Divorce makes men - and particularly fathers - significantly richer. When a father separates from the mother of his children, according to new research, his available income increases by around one third. Women, in contrast, suffer severe financial penalties.
Who usually wins in a divorce?
A lot of people start their divorce hoping to beat their spouse in court. In fact, theres seldom a true winner in divorce. The typical divorce involves various issues, such as child custody, support, and the division of property. Rarely do divorcing spouses end up with everything they want.
Who benefits more in a divorce?
Generally: Men who provide less than 80% of a familys income before the divorce suffer the most. On the other hand, men who provided more than 80% of a familys income before a divorce do not suffer as much financial loss, and may even marginally improve their financial situation.
Who is worse off after divorce?
One can understand the narrative that men are the guilty party when women initiate divorce. The evidence shows that women are significantly worse off financially following divorce. Five years after a divorce, a man has an income that is 25% higher than before the divorce, whereas the womans income is 9% lower.