The Causes of Divorce

When people found ‘the one’ whom they were looking for, they usually decided to spend the rest of their lives together by announcing their engagement and then celebrate their wedding. Everyone wants to live happily ever after when they marriage. However, marriage life sometimes fails and the two decide to divorce. There are three main reasons why many marriages end up in divorce: sexual infidelity, high expectations, and inability to cope with series of conflicts.
Because of adultery, many couples decide to end their marriages. Discovering that their spouse have an affair, they feel betrayed. Cheating is unacceptable for some person who considers marriage as a sacred thing. The words, ...

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expecting too high results in divorce. Wives expect their husbands to be perfect working man and perfect husband at the same time. For example, my dad who inevitably usually come home late, for he work hard every day, but my mom stubbornly insist on his punctuality. Sometimes he want to hang out with his buddies to relax a bit, but my mom, again, want him to stay at home. Finally, my dad could not take it anymore and divorced mom after my graduation. Similar to wives, husbands expect them to be like “Angelina Jolie” and a perfect housewife 24 hours. From my friend experience 20 years ago, her dad required her mom to look ‘perfect’ all the time. Despite her pregnancy, he still wanted her to look skinny and attractive like Angelina. He had written a list of chores he wanted her to finished everyday although she was already exhausted from took care of my friend. At last, when the expectations from both sides are too high, the couple will be overwhelm that they are no ...

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Added: 1/21/2014 06:24:42 AM
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Category: Social Issues
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