Causes for divorce are different for every couple

Making the decision to end a marriage is not one most couples in New York will make lightly. This can be a gut-wrenching decision, especially if children are involved -- as this choice will forever change the family dynamic. While there are many causes for divorce, the intricate details are different for every couple and may affect the ability to negotiate a fair settlement in a timely manner.

Common issues that may lead to divorce are often reported and typically include a lack of physical closeness, communication problems, frequent fights and different values or goals. Though there are several common causes for divorce, every situation has its unique details. No one, other than the couple, knows the full story behind why a particular marriage is in trouble and why the decision to divorce is ultimately made.

Regardless of why a marriage doesn't work out, each spouse should be able to walk away from the relationship with a settlement that is fair for their individual circumstances. This may seem difficult to achieve, especially if communication is a big problem. Fortunately, assistance is available to work through this challenging process.

New York residents who are faced with the prospect of divorce can get through this trying time. With legal assistance, it is possible to negotiate a settlement that takes into account the specific and unique needs of every family. Though it may feel that there is no light at the end of the tunnel, every divorce can be resolved in a way that allows each spouse to walk away feeling satisfied with the end-result.

Source: The Huffington Post, "What Causes Divorce: 5 Red Flags to Watch Out for", Steve Mindel, Jan. 29, 2015

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