Divorce – the formal dissolution of marriage – is a relatively common experience in the United States. Although relatively rare in early 20th century, today almost everyone knows someone who has gone through a divorce. What are the causes of divorce and what are its consequences for the former spouses and their children? Is there anything that you think can be done to lower the very high divorce rate in the United States? Note: Some online/library research is required in order to earn the maximum points for this assignment. Remember, all sources consulted must be cited on a separate page.