Written by attorney Jeff Adrian Biddle

Causes of Divorce: Expectations of Married Life

When you both get married, both of you will have different expectations about married life. This is especially true for second and subsequent marriages. We all grew up with different parents who modeled what married life was like. When you both have different expectations or the marriage doesn’t live up to the expectations, this can lead to arguments. When your expectations are not being met, discuss this with your spouse and try to find resolution to the issue. Different expectations about household tasks, about having or bringing up of children, about managing finance and so on can have bad impact on your marriage. For a successful marriage, it is important to communicate.

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