Marriage Takes a Hit in NFL- Higher than Average Divorce Rates


With training camps open and the pre-season about to begin, the Times reports that 60 to 80% of NFL players’ marriages will end in divorce.

This statistic is really not all that surprising. Football players, at least during their playing careers, like other athletes and celebrities, enjoy a fantasy-like life of privilege and temptation.

The players, often drafted right out of college, are showered with attention, adoration, and big money contracts. They simply may not be prepared to make “life” decisions, including marriage.

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