New York City’s divorce rate is rising rapidly because of coronavirus pandemic has forced couples to spend more time together conducting self-quarantine.This was announced in a report on page 6, which also added that most of these divorce-seeking couples spend involuntarily in small apartments or houses, which could lead to tensions during this critical period.
Another factor contributing to the rise in divorce rates is the recent unemployment and plummeting stocks among the wealthy.
Divorce lawyer William D. Zabel said in a statement that his client had risen to 50% since New York orders were “suspended”.
A similar incident occurred in China, where couples divorced during forced isolation.
According to Lu Shijun, director of the Dazhou Marriage Registry in Dazhou, people mostly young people, are filing for divorce on the rush.