Satire About Divorce

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PRO: Divorce saves people from marriage breakdown. They get their own lives back. They get away from the secluded bond known as marriage. If the marriage doesn’t work anymore, they don’t need to keep on trying to fix it. They don’t have to worry about the other person’s life. In a Catholic Wedding, the vows pledged by the couple goes like this, “I, (name), take you; (name), to be my husband/wife. I promise to be true to you in good times and in bad, in sickness and in health. I will love you and honor you all the days of my life.” Originally, marriage is supposed to be for lifetime. But, most marriages don’t. It is normal nowadays that high conflict marriages or even the low conflict ones end up to divorce. People don’t have to be martyrs when …show more content…
Now that they got divorced, the children will most likely to be benefited as well. Another thing is divorce pertains to a new beginning. Divorced people will more likely to have new lives much more different to their lives before. They have the chance to do whatever they like. Also, divorce opens the door to many opportunities in life especially to women. In most marriages, wives are the ones responsible to take care of their homes. They turned their backs from their career and profession to be able to fully accomplish the said responsibility. After the divorce, they can practice their profession again. And with this, they will feel more accomplished than just by mere working as housewives. According to Michelle Blessing in her article, PROS OF DIVORCE, it also helps the people to decrease anxiety and stress. Daily fights over small things and the like make the couple anxious and stressed to each other. But because they are now divorced, it is much more likely that they would have better health. Just like what I have mentioned earlier, divorced people don’t have to care about their ex-spouses’ lives …show more content…
Divorcees tend to take marriage lightly as they already experienced it before. Second marriages, third marriages, fourth, and so on marriages occur because of it. According to the U.S. Divorce Rates and Statistics, 60 to 67 percent of second marriages fail so does with third marriages in which 70 to 73 percent of it ends unfortunately. It clearly indicates that getting divorced doesn’t necessarily mean one would eventually have a better life. Studies showed that there is a higher rate of divorce in second marriages than in the first ones. “One reason why second marriages fail is because many people remarry with the idea they have found a situation better than the one they had with their first spouse,” Dr. Steven M Con said in his blog, Why Second Marriages Fail. There is always this preconceived notion that the second time around would be better. What they do not anticipate is that what happened in their previous relationship might happen again in their current one. It is due to the unresolved issues they had in the previous one. If they do not actually find out the reason why they failed, it will also be the reason why they most likely to fail the new marriage. Another reason might be the eagerness of a person to find a new partner in life in the hope of forgetting the past relationship. He or she hasn’t taken enough time to think through about the past

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