Essay about Causes And Consequences Of Divorce

1220 Words May 25th, 2016 5 Pages
Fifty percent of marriages are doomed to end in divorce. Well, at least that is what people believed until it was discovered that divorce rates have actually gone down since the 1970s. Realistically, although divorce statistics are not as high as once believed, it is still a present outcome. But what specifically causes marriages to end? There are various studies that point the finger towards certain actions such as racing to the altar, money troubles, infidelity, and lack of communication. All of which, have been common factors in why a marriage reaches its final boiling point. Before getting into the topics of lack of money and communication once someone is married, one has to analyze the relationship before the vows were exchanged. One reason that two people would eventually part ways could simply be the fact that they were not right for each other from the beginning. People want the fairytale wedding. They want to ride off into the sunset and live happily ever after. This is especially true for those in their 20’s, who also happen to be the most likely to get divorced with percentages reaching as high as 38.8. What these couples usually do not realize is that once they are wed, they might learn new things about their partner that they are not too fond of. One of the most notable examples could be the marriage between socialite Kim Kardashian and basketball player Kris Humphries, which only lasted 72 days. Simply tuning into Keeping Up With the Kardashians, viewers…

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