By now we’re all familiar with the common refrain that half of all marriages end in divorce. According to the most recent statistics from the Pew Research Center, the divorce rate for those 50 and older has doubled in the past 25 years, and for people under 50, the divorce rate is actually double that of their older counterparts. When you think of all the weddings you’ve attended, you can bet that many of those couples won’t follow through with their till-death-do-us-part promises.
While there’s no magic formula to outright prevent a broken marriage, there are things you can do to make your union as strong as possible. Here, the experts share their advice for staying together over the long haul.