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Choosing Marital Separation Over Divorce
2012-08-20 07:24:48

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Fifteen percent of married couples who undergo long-term separations remain apart, without getting divorced or reconciling, researchers from Ohio State University (OSU) have discovered. In a nationwide study, doctoral student Dmitry Tumin and sociology professor Zhenchao Qian looked at 7,272 individuals who participated in the National Longitudinal Survey of Youth 1979 (NLSY79) and were married at one point. Each subject...


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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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