Written by attorney Jeff Adrian Biddle

Causes of Divorce: Substance Abuse or Addiction Problems

Addictions are bad and are a leading factor in the causes for divorce. Alcohol and drug addiction place a considerable strain on a marriage as a result in the change in personality that accompanies addiction. Currently, I have seen addiction to pornography increase as a reason stated for divorce. If addiction is an issue that you are dealing with, get immediate professional help. Living with an addicted person is very difficult and hence people choose the path of divorce. If you have children, whether you divorce or not, addiction will need to be addressed. In divorce, addiction is a very serious factor in determining custody and parenting time.

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