11 Reasons Why Modern Marriage is Failing

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Communication

Learning how to communicate remains crucial for long-lasting relationships. For instance, a good tip when arguing is to focus on emotions rather than actions.

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Easy Divorces

One of the main reasons divorces are on the rise is not because we are getting worse at being partners but because there is no longer a stigma surrounding this issue.

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Infidelity

Infidelity is incredibly harmful, and while some couples manage to move on, many never recover. When infidelity takes place, however, it’s essential to understand its causes.

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Different Relationship Styles

Nowadays, plenty of people don’t get married because they simply don’t want to. Monogamy is slowly getting replaced by other relationship styles, such as polyamory.

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Lack of Commitment

Lack of commitment is another crucial factor. Promising eternal love to someone is not easy and must be given the seriousness it deserves. While back in the day, this was considered a normal part of adulthood

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Different Parenting Styles

You can disagree on many things with your spouse, but how to raise your children is not one of them. Parents may have contrasting ideas on several issues, such as how to deal with social media.

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Addiction

In the USA, over 7% of all divorces are caused by substance abuse. Unfortunately, quitting an addiction is incredibly difficult and requires the help of experts in the field.

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Marrying Too Young

Marrying too young may also cause divorce. Think of yourself when you were 19. You are probably completely different now, not only physically but, most importantly, mentally.

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Focus on Personal Well-Being

In this increasingly individualistic society, we are often taught to put ourselves first, no matter what. People who are now no longer happy in their marriages often rightly feel the freedom to step away from them, unlike a few decades ago.

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More Information

With the rise of the internet, we now have plenty of information on what a good relationship should look like. Recognizing a toxic partner is now way easier, with plenty of resources available for people who are victims of domestic abuse and physical and psychological abuse.

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Lack of Love

Until not too long ago, people did not marry for love but for mere convenience. Marriages were arranged to deepen bonds between families and often had political, social, and military causes at their roots.

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