Written by attorney Jeff Adrian Biddle

Causes of Divorce: Cheating

Marriage is a relationship based on trust, faith and feelings for each other. When a spouse betrays this trust, it causes pain and suffering to the other partner. Although marriages can survive infidelity, it is not common in today’s society. This is why infidelity often becomes one of the leading factors behind dissolution of marriage. Cheating is a violation of the vows undertaken and promises at the commencement of your marriage. When infidelity is discovered or disclosed, the trust and faith that the non-cheating spouse had is shattered and often is unable to be rebuilt. Often the non-cheating spouse looks for ways out of the marriage. Most of the time, the best suitable solution comes in the form of divorce.

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