Essay Why Parents Should Not Get A Divorce

1939 Words Apr 29th, 2016 8 Pages
"Couples who make it are not the ones who never had a reason to get divorced. They simply the ones who decided early on that their commitment to each other was always going to be bigger than their differences and flaws" (Willis). If everyone could get the people to think this way, just think how happy the world would be, adults and children would not have to suffer. Divorce is painful for children and it should be harder to get a divorce if the family has minors.
First the person must look to see how the divorce starts. Most divorces have occurred because the couple has drifted apart, this is what hurts the children the most (Doherty). Sometimes couples fall apart because people change over time (Abrams 8). Would a person really want their kids to see that happen, to just watch the family collapse?
There are many reasons why a couple should not get a divorce. For instance, once the couple is divorced they may have less money, and if they have custody of the kids they will have extra expenses if their kids do extra curricular activities (Abrams 32). The US baby boomers were examined, results show that those who married and did not divorce, their net worth was 93 percent higher per person than for those that were single (Zagorsky 45-46). If the person is not worried about having less money, then do not start to think the person can have an easy divorce. It is impossible to have a good divorce without fault (Baskerville 115). Then the person might think, well why could not…

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