Causes of Divorce

             Divorce has become one of the biggest disappointments in life. There are several reasons discussed about how a divorce might happen. Years ago when a couple was arranged and a date was set to be married, people stayed together indefinitely because it was illegal to get a divorce. Over the years it has become easier and easier for couples to become separated and then divorced because of law changes.
             In the early 1900s when couples were married and it was illegal to get a divorce, couples tried harder to keep their marriage and found ways of understanding each other and ways of coping together. For instance, if a couple were having disagreements about what time to put the children to bed, they would sit down and have a talk to decide what would be the appropriate time for the children to go to bed. Another example would be if a couple was having trouble disciplining their sixteen year old daughter. One parent might not want to get involved with the situation and the other parent may be too harsh. The parents would sit and have a one on one talk with the teen and together decide what the punishment would be.
             As with any type of punishment or situation, people learn from their mistakes. If a couple has an argument about when to put the children to bed and the previous time was not working, the couple would then get together and change the time their child is sent to bed. The couple would do the same thing for any trouble that they are having with their teen. They would get together again with their child and decide on a new punishment.
             One of the major reasons that cause divorce is money. I know several couples that fight a great deal about money and have also gotten a divorce because of financial situations. A person might think that couples would learn from other people’s mistakes, but that’s not true in all situations.
             Money plays a big role in every family. Money is needed to pay the bills; money i...

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