"This prompted me to look into the states that have the lowest divorce rates and the states that have the highest divorce rates; if they had waiting periods and if so how long they are. What I discovered was shocking.
"The eight states with the highest divorce rates:Nevada, Arkansas, Wyoming, Tennessee, Kentucky, Alabama, New Mexico, and Mississippi. They have an average of 5.2 divorces per 1,000 population and an average waiting period of 40 days.
"The eight states with the lowest divorce rates:Maryland, Wisconsin, Iowa, North Dakota, Illinois, Pennsylvania, Massachusetts, and the District of Columbia, which have an average divorce rate of 2.6 divorces per 1,000 population and an average waiting period of 190.5 days. "
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