Rather than simply stating the obvious - that people who're bored with each other will, when forced to spend more time together, feel the boredom more acutely and will be inclined to consider divorce - the IOL article revealed some rather more interesting stats.
For example, one third of men were bored with their wives and marriages. Only a third? Perhaps the wives of the others were amateur pole dancers, she mused.
36% of men - the factor cited most frequently by men - were starved of sex in their marriages, while 44% of women cited their partner's infidelity as a contributing factor to marriage breakdown. Assuming roughly equal numbers of respondents, it would appear then that a significant number of men were getting enough marital sex, but still topping up elsewhere. Quality, rather than quantity, presumably being the reason, she muttered to Gramsci.
"Ah!" noted Gramsci, "some sanity at last! The report notes that 80% of children report their home life being the same, or better, post divorce, with just a quarter wanting their parents back together! That puts paid to the notion of 'staying together for the children's sake' - about time someone thought to ask the children themselves!"
With 10% of men citing "too much attention spent on the children", the Cow wondered how that all tied up.
Still, if there was tying up, that might explain the 67% who didn't report boredom...