ESSENCE Poll: Does Your View of Marriage Change When Seemingly Solid Couples Divorce?

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Whether they've been married for a few months or 30 years, there are some couples you hope will be together forever.

Whether they've been married for a few months or 30 years, there are some couples you believe—or hope—will be together forever. And when they split, it leaves everyone in shock.

This past weekend, Pat and Gina Neely from Down Home with the Neelys announced their divorce, while American Idol judge Randy Jackson's wife of 18 years also filed for divorce. Both, shocking separations.

Aside from celebrity couples, seeing members of your family, like your favorite aunt and uncle split, can leave a lasting impression. When seemingly solid couple divorce, does that change your perception of marriage? Take our poll and leave your extended answers in the comments below. 

QUESTION:
Does your view of marriage change when seemingly solid couples divorce?
Yes
39%
No
61%
Total votes: 390

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