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3 signs you may be heading for divorce

On Behalf of | Jul 5, 2024 | Divorce

If you are in a marriage, you don’t want to be caught out unawares by your spouse filing for divorce. You also don’t want to put yourself in a situation where the only person who doesn’t know your spouse is being unfaithful is you.

Research has found that the following issues often indicate a divorce is coming, especially if more than one of them is true.

1. A lack of commitment

Marriage takes commitment and work from both sides. If you realize you are no longer that bothered about your marriage, or if you feel you are putting in much more effort than your spouse it may be a signal the marriage is reaching its end.

2. Communication problems

Does your spouse no longer tell you things? Do you end up arguing every time one of you tries to raise a point? Do you zone out as soon as your spouse opens their mouth? Healthy communication is critical to any relationship and if you are not communicating, or are finding it difficult, you need to ask yourself why. Unless you can improve the communication, the marriage is unlikely to last.

3. Growing apart

Do you remember how you used to go out to concerts together? How you used to cuddle up on the sofa to watch a favorite series. Or how you used to enjoy exploring the local trails every holiday. People’s interests can change over time, and many couples never really shared the same interests. If, however, you find yourself heading in different directions, and rarely spend time together anymore then you might need to look at what, if anything, is still holding your marriage together.

Some couples can’t get past these kinds of challenges, but in many cases, it means the writing is on the wall for the marriage. Learning more about how divorce works can help if you feel it is time to start a new chapter in life.

 

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