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What are some of the top reasons that people get divorced?

On Behalf of | Jan 11, 2022 | Family Law |

Every divorce case is unique, and people have different reasons to end a marriage. Some couples have clear causes, such as finding out that their spouse was having an affair. For others, it is more of a vague feeling that things are not working out.

You don’t need a specific reason to get divorced these days, but it can still be good to know why people do so. You may see red flags in your own relationship that show you that your spouse is thinking about asking for a divorce in the future. This can help you prepare in advance, which directly helps you during your case. So, what are some of the top reasons

You just don’t feel that committed 

Some people feel very committed when they get married, but they drift apart or “fall out of love” over time. Eventually, they end up feeling more like friends or roommates, and they’re just not committed to staying married simply because they went through the legal process. 

You run into serious financial stress 

Financial issues often lead to divorce since they put so much stress on the marriage. This is especially problematic in cases where one person feels that the other is responsible for that financial stress – such as when one person loses their job. 

The relationship is filled with constant disagreements 

It’s common for couples to disagree at times. One argument doesn’t mean you’re going to get divorced. However, it can become very taxing if you and your spouse constantly argue and disagree. The odds are high that someone will eventually decide to leave the relationship. 

If you see any of these signs in your relationship, take the time to consider your rights and legal options.