11 Dec 2023

The most popular day of the year for break-ups

From Nights, 10:18 pm on 11 December 2023

December 11 has been identified as the most-likely day for people to call it quits on their relationship. The date, falling just two weeks ahead of Christmas and the busy holiday season, is singled out as the point at which couples' issues can reach boiling point, without being seen as too close to the festive period. Mark Leishman is joined by Auckland-based divorce mediator and relationship coach Bridgette Jackson, who explains the most common reasons relationships don't work out.