Q: Having children the first year of marriage will cause the probability of divorce to double or triple?

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The probability of a boy is still 0.5 no matter how many prior children there are.

Since the probability of having a son is about 1/2, the probability of the first 4 children being boys is about (1/2)4.

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We would need to know the number of children in the family to answer this question. For instance, the probability of having no girls in a family of two children would be 1/4 theoretically. In general it is 2-n where n is the number of children.

Assuming that having boys and girls are equally likely, then the probability is 1/8. * * * * * You also need to assume that the children's genders are independent. They are NOT and depend on the parents' ages and genes.

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In a family with four children, the probability of having four boys is 1 in 16.

Regardless of what causes the breakdown of a marriage, both parents have equal rights to their children. One parent having an affair doesn't necessarily put their children in danger, nor does it make them a bad parent. Making a bad choice that negatively affects the marriage doesn't change the fact that you are both responsible for your children and have rights to them.

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She can file for divorce. If he was having sex with children, he's probably more concerned about pending criminal charges than about any divorce. The wording of your question is ambiguous. If she knew he was having sex with children she might find herself in legal trouble also.

The probability of a boy is still 0.5 no matter how many prior children there are.

Since the probability of having a son is about 1/2, the probability of the first 4 children being boys is about (1/2)4.

It is always 50/50.

See Deuteronomy ch.25. When a Levirate divorce is performed, part of the ceremony is that the woman removes the man's shoe. A Levirate divorce is the ceremony releasing the woman from the need to enter a Levirate marriage. A Levirate marriage is a traditional practice by which a woman would marry her brother-in-law if her husband had died without having had children.

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The complaint for divorce, or petition, will ask if there are minor children. You will answer "no". The court wants to know if child support and custody will be factors in the issues that must be addressed.