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So I tracked down sociologist Rick Phillips, who with Ryan Cragun has authored the forthcoming study on the sex ratio disparity among Utah Mormons.
Both scholars are past presidents of the Mormon Social Science Association.– JKR RNS: You note that Mormonism has the worst sex imbalance ratio of any church except the Jehovah’s Witnesses.
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Peterson has several friends who stopped going to church after their spouses died, and they are still struggling. There were actually people who survived,” Peterson says. At first you will need it to heal, but there will come a point when you’ll need to start dealing with your new life on your own, says Kelly Kimber, who lost his wife at age 45.
Assuming this is a real phenomenon, what do you think about it?
A lot of people think they are ready to start dating within that first year, but when they look back, they realize they weren’t.
In Kimber's experience, friends who rush into another marriage often end up divorced or are unhappily married.
We began to investigate sex ratios in the church when we compared data from two large censuses of religious bodies, one conducted in 1990 and the other in 2008.
The data show that between these two censuses, the proportion of self-identified Latter-day Saints that were female increased rather dramatically … Outside Utah and Mormon strongholds in the Intermountain West, sex ratios within the church remained stable, and were closer to parity than in Utah.