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The number of spouses giving adultery as grounds for divorce has fallen by more than half over the past decade, according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS).

Adultery was cited in 9,205 divorces in 2018, down from 20,765 in 2008. A decade earlier the total was 36,310. The figures suggest that most couples whose relationship has broken down are already doing their best to avoid getting involved in a public blame game. A “no fault” divorce bill is now passing through parliament.

Read the full article here: The Sunday Times

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