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Causes Of Divorce: 4 Of The Most Common Reasons

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When it comes to the most common causes of divorce, the answer is subjective.

Each couple’s reasons for divorcing can vary greatly, but there are a number of issues that regularly crop up between couples on the verge of divorce, such as conflict, infidelity, inadequate communication, incompatibility, and lack of intimacy.

It’s important to understand the common causes of divorce, so that couples can make informed decisions about their relationship.

Lack of Communication

Good communication is a key element of a successful marriage. Unfortunately, many couples are unable to effectively communicate their needs and desires, leading to tension and resentment. Poor communication can lead to miscommunication, hurt feelings, and a breakdown in trust. To improve communication in a marriage, couples should practice active listening and be open and honest with one another.


Infidelity is one of the most common causes of divorce. When a partner is unfaithful, it can lead to a breakdown in trust, and the betrayed spouse may feel betrayed and angry. In order to repair the damage caused by infidelity, couples must rebuild trust and foster an environment of openness and honesty.

Financial Issues

Financial issues can also have a detrimental effect on a marriage. When couples are unable to agree on how to manage their finances, it can lead to conflict and stress. To prevent financial issues from causing a breakdown in a marriage, couples should practice financial transparency and discuss their financial goals and expectations.

Lack of Intimacy

In a marriage, physical and emotional intimacy is essential. When couples lack intimacy, they may find themselves feeling disconnected and isolated. To improve intimacy in a marriage, couples should strive to make time for one another and prioritize their relationship.

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When it comes to the common causes of divorce, it’s important to be aware of the issues that can lead to a breakdown in the relationship. From lack of communication to financial issues, understanding the issues that lead to divorce can help couples make informed decisions about their relationship. If you’re struggling in your marriage, the divorce attorneys at Petrelli Previtera, LLC can provide advice and support to help you prepare for the next phase of your life.

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