But more recent studies confirm that, indeed, between 32% and 50% of people do regret having made the move.
Do men ever regret filing for divorce?
When it comes to having second thoughts, fewer women than men express regret over being divorced: 73% of women report having no regret over being divorced while 61% of men say the same. When it comes to men, more men in the Northeast and Midwest are willing to blame their ex-wives for the dissolution of the marriage.
Are men happier when they divorce?
Men are often happier in their marriages than women, men enjoy greater financial wellbeing and health from marriage than do women, and divorce is associated with worse physical and mental health for men.