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The top 5 reasons for divorce

On Behalf of | Mar 2, 2022 | Divorce |

There are many different reasons that cause people to get divorces, but there are a few that come up time and time again. Issues like not having emotional or physical intimacy, problems with money and others may put your marriage on the edge. Is it time to divorce? That depends on additional factors.

Here are a few of the most common reasons that married couples divorce. If you’re dealing with these, you may want to look into your options for divorce as well.

  1. A lack of commitment

Many people divorce over a lack of commitment. Not feeling romantic towards a partner or not wanting to be present in the home can lead to this issue.

  1. Cheating

Infidelity and cheating on a spouse is another common cause of divorces. In deteriorating relationships, it’s often infidelity that is the “final straw.”

  1. Psychological stress

When you constantly argue with your spouse or get into conflicts regularly, you may not be sure why you’re still in the relationship. Other people aren’t sure, either, which is why this is among the top reasons that people divorce.

  1. Marrying young

Another common cause of divorce is simply getting married too soon. In one study, those who reported that marrying too young was an issue said they were around 23.3 years old when they were married.

  1. Trouble with money

Financial difficulties can make life hard, and marriages don’t always survive them. Whether it’s not having the same kind of policy with your money as your spouse or a lack of money between you, trouble with money, as well as conflicts over it, may signal the end of a marriage.

If your marriage isn’t doing well, a divorce could be a solution

These are the top five causes of divorce and a few issues that you should keep in mind. If you’re dealing with problems in your marriage, it’s possible that you could try to work through them. If you’ve decided that you’d rather separate and divorce, that is also an option that you can discuss. Learn more about your legal options before you decide the steps you’ll take next.