A marriage can be a tricky thing. One day, everything is going as planned, but soon enough, you run into a few serious challenges.
While some couples are able to work through all their issues, others come up short in doing so.
There are many warning signs of divorce, all of which deserve your attention:
- You and/or your spouse are unhappy: This is an easy one to spot, especially if you have been happy with your marriage in the past.
- You’re always arguing: Every couple argues, but if this becomes excessive, you need step back and take a closer look at why.
- You try to avoid your spouse: Maybe you stay out late with friends. Or maybe you leave for work earlier than you have to. Avoiding your spouse is a sign that divorce may be on its way.
- You no longer share the same vision for the future: You don’t have to be completely aligned in regard to your vision and goals, but if your priorities are completely different, it could cause trouble in your marriage.
These are not the only warning signs of divorce, but they are definitely among the most common. If you begin to spot these in your relationship, it’s time to think long and hard about what the future will bring.
If you’ve tried everything and realize that divorce is the best solution, talk to your spouse about how to best move forward. Once you’re on the same page, you can step back to learn more about your legal rights and how the process will unfold in the weeks and months to come.