People often dream of a fairy tale romance and get married to what they believe are their soul mates. Stories however do not always have beautiful endings; the number of individuals opting for divorce has been steadily increasing over the past few years. Some problems in the marriage can be resolved through variety of ways including counseling but sometimes the only solution to living happily is by parting ways. Interestingly, divorce has many causes resulting in serious effects.
There are some common causes of divorce. First of all, Couples often end up having disputes over ...view middle of the document...
Another cause is immaturity on part of one of the partners and placing excessive demands on the partner. Additionally, many younger couples complain about too much meddling and involvement of their in-laws in their lives. There are also complains of excessive demands of the in-laws on their time and this puts a strain on the marital relationship. Finally, many times people have unrealistic expectations from marriage and what it is supposed to be like and when this distorted view is not realized, it results in divorce.
Divorce has negative effects especially on children. First, children seeing their parents divorce often feel scared about what will happen to them. They also worry about their family and what would happen to them in the future. If one parent leaves the house then they worry about that parent and whether they would get to see that parent again. Second, some children suddenly become withdrawn and quiet or aggressive and upset. The anger can be because of the changes in the life of the children and frustration also sets in because of these changes.
Irrespective of whether divorce is mutually agreed upon or a contested one it can be a terrible blow to both partners due to many causes, and this phenomenon has many effects on individuals involved particularly children. In brief, divorce can never be an easy affair.