Culture Remarriage rates plunge as divorced Americans have doubts By Sharon Jayson | September 16, 2013 ShareTweet EmailPrint More More on Culture Subscribe to Culture 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. Active RNS subscribers and members can view this content by logging-in here.(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.