New research shows modern marriage isn't living up to the expectations of women, with more women than men initiating divorce.
The research shows 69 percent of marriage breakups in the study were initiated by women.
In the past, there has always been a trend of women initiating divorce.
In unmarried relationships, the ratio of men to women calling it quits is roughly half and half but it seems to be something about women's expectations about marriage in particular that are ending in divorce.
Relationship expert Jill Goldson was in studio with Paul Henry this morning to explain why that might be the case.
Watch the video for the full interview with Jill Goldson.