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Author: Women, men experience "gray divorce" in different ways

Married in their twenties, they have spent the years since raising a family, working hard to get ahead and making their house into a home. Now that the kids are gone and their careers are nearer the end than the beginning, they face a new challenge: divorce.

Which Louisiana city has the state's highest divorce rate?

If you drive east of Lake Charles on Interstate 10 for a little more than three hours, you will come to the divorce capital of Louisiana: Westwego. The Jefferson Parish town sits on the banks of the Mississippi river with a divorced population of 19.3 percent, according to a recent news article.

Louisiana near bottom of Best Places to Raise a Family list

We have all seen the lists that name the toughest jobs in America, the best cities for tourists, the worst places to retire, the best states in which to start a business, and so on. The lists can be fun and informative, and are often good ways to start discussions around the water cooler at work or over the back fence at home.

Survey: American attitudes about marriage continue to shift

As you look out across America from a Lake Charles vantage point, you notice shifts in fashion, musical tastes, political beliefs, technology and much more. The incremental changes might not be evident from day to day, but when researchers examine the progression in opinions and positions from year to year and from decade to decade, the changes become more obvious.

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