Persuasive Essay On Divorce

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One problem that poses a big threat to the future of children in America is the issue of divorce. The disorientation of the family unit caused by the high rate of divorce in most homes is something that needs urgent and critical evaluation by those in authority and the society at large. But why is the divorce rate in its all-time high since 1970? It appears couples can no longer afford to tolerate one another anymore, therefore they consider divorce as the only recourse to problems that they may have in their marriages. It may even be because some find it very lucrative to severe their marriages because of the benefit that the court normally awards after a divorce case is decided. However, it may appear so easy for couples to terminate their …show more content…
Most times, it can be very complicated, traumatic, and agonizing to the affected family. Families are being torn apart, many homes are in disarray, simply because two people who originally exchange marital vows to stick together in good or bad, suddenly forget their promises. I’m amazed as to why couples don’t even try to endure the challenges of marriage. That is not to say that some couples don’t have legitimate and reasonable reasons for opting for divorce, but the crux of the matter is that the majority of these divorces happen for trivial reasons. How can one explain a marriage termination that occurs because the husband refuses to watch the same TV station as his wife? Or the marriage that crashed because the man shares different preference for a presidential candidate in a US election? Love, endurance, sacrifice, patience, and many more virtues are suppose to be the bedrock of any marriage, but sadly, couples of this generation lack these important qualities needed to sustain a marriage. Couples may have various reasons as to why they consider divorce as the only solution to a troubled marriage, but the truth is that the consequences of divorce can be generally devastating. Regrettably, the most affected in all of these are the children. There is a saying that “when two elephants fight, it is the grass that suffers”. In other words, children suffer when their parents part way. Parents may see divorce

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