Dallin H. Oaks, about the serious nature of divorce. I thought the speaker approached the subject with great sensitivity but still laid out some hard to hear truths. About ten minutes into his talk, he said:and I recently heard a talk by one of our major church leaders,
"A broad based international study based on the levels of happiness before and after major life events found that on average, persons are far more successful in recovering their level of happiness after the death of their spouse than after a divorce."
perked up and looked at me with great interest. "So I should kill you?"
I get no respect. This is what happens when you marry a guy for his money.