Does your partner seem a little more annoying than usual this month? A new study suggests there might be a reason.
Researchers at the University of Washington found that divorce filings consistently spiked twice a year in that state: both in March and August.
The increases appeared regularly over a 14-year period, and that pattern stayed consistent even after researchers accounted for other factors, such as unemployment or the housing market.
All that is prompting researchers to ask: why?