Raw numbers are facts. No spin here. It is factual to say there are more married couples each year. Go ahead and spin it by comparing it to population growth or the migration patterns of monarch butterflies.

Year Marriages Divorces Net Gain
2014 2,140,272 813,862 1,326,410
2013 2,081,301 832,157 1,249,144
2012 2,131,000 851,000 1,280,000
2011 2,118,000 877,000 1,241,000
2010 2,096,000 872,000 1,224,000
2009 2,080,000 840,000 1,240,000
2008 2,157,000 844,000 1,313,000
2007 2,197,000 856,000 1,341,000
2006 2,193,000 872,000 1,321,000
2005 2,249,000 847,000 1,402,000