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How do Pennsylvania couples know it is time to divorce?

by | Apr 1, 2014 | Divorce

Many divorced Pennsylvania residents look back at their marriages and wonder what took them so long to make the decision to end it. This is because, when they look back, the signs that a divorce was coming seemed so obvious. For couples that are still married, but not happy with the way things are, some signs may be present that it could be time to leave.

It often amazes people how “comfortable” they can become with any given situation. A married couple may go days without any meaningful conversation with each other and find nothing unusual about it. When couples do talk, they often have the same argument they had yesterday, the day before and so on. When the argument is over, both spouses may wonder what happened to the person he or she married.

It may take some Pennsylvania couples time to realize that their marriage no longer functions for them. Other couples may know that living more as roommates than two people in love is not what marriage is about, but contentment can be reached with just being friends that share a home and the monthly bills. However, at some point, most individuals in these situations long for more, and they ultimately have the right to achieve it.

No one starts out in a marriage waiting for it to end. However, as time passes, couples can realize they are no longer well matched for marriage. Seeing the signs sooner rather than later may spare both parties the heartache of living in a loveless relationship, but it can also allow them to move on before their lives become any further entwined. Moreover, the parties may have a better chance at an amicable parting with a divorce settlement that gives both parties the opportunity to start over and look happily toward the future.

Source: thestir.cafemom.com, “9 Signs It’s Past Time to Get a Divorce“, Jenny Erikson, March 28, 2014