Remarriage rates plunge as divorced Americans have doubts

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T.J. Gurski, 46, and his fiancee  Jennifer Beltz, 41, both of Commerce Township, Mich., will get remarried after their first marriages ended in divorce. RNS photo via Ryan Garza / Detroit Free Press and USA Today.

Ryan Garza / Detroit Free Press and USA Today

T.J. Gurski, 46, and his fiancee Jennifer Beltz, 41, both of Commerce Township, Mich., will get remarried after their first marriages ended in divorce. RNS photo via Ryan Garza / Detroit Free Press and USA Today.

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(RNS) Experts say the two biggest factors complicating remarriage are money and children – even if the kids are adults. "It's much, much harder than a first marriage," said David Olson, a retired professor at the University of Minnesota.