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• After divorce, children tend to live with their mothers. Among adults who divorced in the last 12 months, 18 percent of men lived with their own children, while 44 percent of women lived with their own children.
• Recently divorced persons are likely to take a live-in lover. Among those who divorced in the last year, 16 percent of men and 15 percent of women were cohabiting with an unmarried partner, compared with 6 percent of the general population.
• Divorce increased poverty in women more than in men. Among recently divorced persons, 23 percent of women were on public assistance and 22 percent lived in poverty, compared with 15 percent and 11 percent of men, respectively.
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