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Most Common Reasons For Divorce

When a couple announces that they have decided to file for a divorce, many people might jump to questions and try to figure out why. While every couple is unique and different from another, there are several common reasons that a couple decides to file for a divorce.

1. Commitment Issues

A general lack of commitment is a commonly reported reason for divorce from couples. Sometimes, when a marriage begins to deteriorate, one spouse will work hard to save the marriage. If the other spouse fails to put in the effort or try, the lack of commitment could encourage a divorce to take place. Not being committed in the relationship could also signal that other issues are taking place in the relationship.

2. Incompatibility

It isn’t uncommon for a couple to drift apart over time. Many couples cite that they have developed irreconcilable differences, which is grounds for a no-fault divorce. These differences or changes in a couple could be due to marrying when they were too young, religious differences, or a lack of common or shared values. While some couples can navigate and thrive with differences, others would rather be with a person that shares their interests and priorities.

3. Adultery or Affairs

While open marriages or relationships may be on the rise, many individuals enter a marriage with the expectation of monogamy and commitment set. When a spouse decides to engage in relations with another individual, this can be a final straw for some. While it is possible to come back from an affair and repair the relationship, many couples will just proceed with a divorce.

4. Abuse

Unfortunately, abuse is still a large contributing factor to the end of many marriages. There are several different types of abuse that could lead to a divorce taking place. If one spouse engages in physically or verbally abusive behavior, it could encourage the other to seek a safer and more stable relationship. Substance abuse, such as drinking heavily, can also cause spouses to engage in abusive behaviors.

Whatever The Reason, Anne E. Raduns, PA is Here

As you can see, there are many reasons why an individual may choose to file for a divorce. Regardless of the reason, it is important to have an experienced attorney to help in your corner. The team at Anne E. Raduns, PA is here to listen to the details of your case and find the approach that works best for you and your family.

To schedule a consultation or to get started on your divorce process, call us at (352) 310-8235 or visit us online.