Divorce can be the result of one or many factors. Looking around we would find that there are some common factors that lead to divorce. One of the major reasons of divorce is financial hardship. Couples that get married without planning for future or without taking into consideration the practicability often land up facing financial crisis. On the other hand if both husband and wife have full time jobs then they would have very little time for bounding with each other, or children and it is therefore may result into divorce. Neighborhood and education also plays an important role in marriage stability and divorce rates.
Low income families experience divorce far more frequently than those of higher income. After marriage the expectations increase and if these expectations are not fulfilled timely or overlooked then it might result into increase in stress and frustration that might result into divorce. Unsatisfied or unhappy couples have seen to have lack of commitment with each other that generally results into having extra marital affairs that is another reason for divorce. Nearly everyone whom we come across today has been divorced or has some close friends or family members who are divorced.
People whose marriages fail but who did corporate with the differences between one another and separated peacefully are the ones who avoided destructive behaviors after marriage and worked towards giving a better future to their children. At this stage we can introduce another point of collaborative divorce; wherein couples can negotiate with the team of lawyers or financial advisors to reach to a settlement. Even children also can be made to meet psychotherapist who could work for their best interests. A planned separation that is communicated properly to the children by both the parents increases the acceptance amongst children.
Marriage Problems The topic that affects everyone directly or indirectly, discussed or not discussed or may be the feelings that are suppressed or compromised upon. Step Family Marriage Problems A common type of family seen today would be a step family. When divorced people or single parents come together to give marriage a second shot that’s when stepfamilies start. There are lots of different problems faced by stepfamilies as compared to the ones faced by first time married couples. For example, spouse may become instant parent upon marriage; one of the children’s biological parents lives in a separate household; etc.
Children The decisions that are made between two adults but the consequences are suffered by children. Children living with single parent or step family are more likely to have emotional and behavioral problems as compared to the ones living in two-parent families. Children whose parents had bad marriages or bad divorces are more likely to blame failures in their relationship to their parents. There are chances that after divorce one of the parents might suffer depression and might not be able to take proper care of his/her children.
Children may be able to adjust their selves after their parents get divorced however if their parents still continue to fight or put them in middle or if one of the parents disappears then children do face a hard time. Children may also need to change their schools that may result into academic and social adjustment problems like dropping out of the school before graduating, associating with wrong peers, and delinquent behaviors. Divorce Divorce can be avoided The divorce can be avoided by talking about negative consequences of divorce among couples who are planning to go for divorce.
After effects of Divorce Research shows that divorce often causes financial setback for families. Divorce has a considerable impact on wealth and finances. Most of the times women’s economic status declines and they may suffer financially. If this happens then it can take years for women to recover from this situation. The lifestyles of individuals changes that affects the income and consumption decisions that affect savings and wealth. Effect on Health Divorce increases psychological distress on couples that results into long term negative consequences on the physical health of divorced individuals.
Stress is another after effects of divorce. Though stress cannot be termed as illness but it is an important cause that could lead to illness. Effects on work Divorce results into mental instability that affects the efficiency at work. The employees that are planning to get divorced have to balance legal, financial, housing and child care decisions. A large portion of their time is usually invested in finding a lawyer, revising house hold budgets, looking for a new place to live and making child care arrangements.