Eng Comp 1
Causes and Effects of Divorce Fall 2013
Every year, an estimated 1 million divorces occur in the United States. Due to infidelities and
financial strains, divorce seems to be a common issue in today's society.
Many relationships that end in divorce are caused by financial problems and infidelities. The
inability to communicate with a spouse about monetary issues can be devastating in a marriage.
Differences in money management styles can ruin a marriage. Having a spouse with an unstable income
can cause strain on a marriage. Naturally, many marriages end in divorce due to a partner having more
control over finances than the other. Infidelity, in a marriage, can be devastating and can lead to
divorce. Marital dissatisfaction is the number one reason most couples cheat. Many factors such as
religious values, level of education, and opportunities to meet potential partners affect the likelihood of
being involved in an affair. In the same way, infidelity brings a lot of emotional pain, which may lead to
divorce. Despite the many factors that can cause divorce, the most common risks are infidelity and
Major effects that come from divorcing include emotional stress or anxiety and negative effects
on children. A divorce is one of the most stressful situations any person can experience in life. In order
to deal with divorce related stress, you have to be an emotionally strong person. Surrounding yourself
with positive people can boost your confidence levels. Staying focused on accomplishments and trying
to have fun is another way to reduce stress and anxiety caused from divorcing. When couples who have
children divorce, it introduces a massive change and negative effects in children's lives. Also, the
deterioration in parent-child relationships after divorce is a leading cause in psychological
problems for children. Lowered...