Cultural Values

US Marriages and Divorce Clash with Other Cultures

Apr 10, 2013

US Marriage and Divorce Clash with Values of Other Cultures


This is a part of the series, “New American Stories” produced by Erika Lorentzsen. At 50 percent, the United States has the highest rate of divorce in the world. As immigrants adjust to new life in America, they must also adapt to how marriage is viewed here verses back home. Some may hold onto ancestral traditions.