Following up on my previous post, a fourteen year study confirmed 4 behaviors as predictors of divorce with an astonishing 93% rate of accuracy … based on a fifteen minute conversation.
These findings are actually consistent with those reported more anecdotally in my previous post.
The problematic behaviors are:
- Stonewalling, which refers to suddenly disengaging in the midst of an argument and shifting to a different, unilateral activity
- Holding & Treating Your Spouse with Contempt
- Reacting with Personal Criticisms of Your Spouse Rather Than Their Particular Objectionable Action
- Reacting Defensively to Situations
Read more in this Business Insider article: 4 behaviors are the most reliable predictors of divorce