PSYCHOLOGY

Why Getting Divorced Is Better Than Living In An Unhappy Marriage

Date July 16, 2019 09:32

All happy couples are equally beautiful and all divorcees are equally miserable, though they all had different reasons for separating. But, according to statistics, there are a few common aspects that most often lead to divorce.

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The top reason why people get divorced in America is when one of the partners is unwilling to take responsibility, in second place is frequent fighting, and the third is cheating. These and other reasons lead to the current statistic of 1 couple makes the decision to get divorced every 13 seconds.

Why it's better to get divorced than live with someone you don't love

However, even if the decision is made, it doesn't mean that they will go through with it and the partners will separate for good. It's not uncommon for the husband and wife to keep living together as strangers. You must agree that it's not the best option and sometimes it's better to get divorced than keep living in an unhappy marriage. Why?

Why Getting Divorced Is Better Than Living In An Unhappy Marriage

1. Your chances of meeting your true "soulmate" with whom you'll feel good and comfortable increase

2. Your kids become calmer because they won't have to witness constant fights and scandals

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3. You get time for personal development, hobbies, and discovering your talents

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4. You become less irritable and your mood becomes more stable

5. You can meet friends and invite them over

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6. You can cook your favorite dishes

7. You can organize things in your own order

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But if you want all these advantages of a divorce to become your reality, you should pay attention to how to break up with your partner peacefully and avoid conflicts:

  • rely on intermediaries' services (attorney, therapist);
  • be straightforward with your kids, carefully and gently informing them about the upcoming divorce;
  • find a hobby to distract you from depressing thoughts (sport, drawing, dancing).

May all your decisions always be wisely thought through and right. Share this post with those who are now in a difficult situation.


The material in this article is for informational purposes only and does not replace the advice of a certified specialist.