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Divorce Main Factors

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Factors Escalating Divorce
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DIVORCE 2
Factors Escalating Divorce
Introduction
Divorce rates are very prevalent in today’s society. A statistical analysis of divorce rates
for the period between 1970-2008 indicated that there was an increment of 200% in divorce
rates. These numbers shifted to 5.5 in every 1000 married people from the previous low rate of
2.6, with the separations resulting from various causes. The aim of this paper will be to analyze
the causal factors for divorce and offer an opinion on the possibility of achieving 100% divorce
rates in married people.
Financial Instability
A family’s upkeep relies heavily on the financial stability of the family. The ability to
provide for the family has a direct correlation with an individual’s mental and emotional
stability. Parents that cannot adequately cater to their family have indicated high-stress levels
from previous researches (Weiten et al., 2018). Additionally, they are more prone to arguing as
opposed to their financially stable families. The high levels of stress characterizing these
marriages also make conflict resolution very difficult hence the likelihood of divorce.
Marrying while too Young
Couples who marry at very young ages are more likely to divorce. In a study, this factor
was accredited as a key reason for divorce by 45% of the respondents (Scott et al., 2013).
Additionally, at least one member of 61% of participating couples acknowledges it as a big role
player in divorce. At this age, the couples are still in their developmental stage mentally and
emotionally. They are more likely to react to conflicts negatively than mature individuals.
Additionally, they do not understand their spouses better due to their limited courting time. This

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Running head: DIVORCE 1 Factors Escalating Divorce Name Institution Course Instructor Date DIVORCE 2 Factors Escalating Divorce Introduction Divorce rates are very prevalent in today’s society. A statistical analysis of divorce rates for the period between 1970-2008 indicated that there was an increment of 200% in divorce rates. These numbers shifted to 5.5 in every 1000 married people from the previous low rate of 2.6, with the separations resulting from various causes. The aim of this paper will be to analyze the causal factors for divorce and offer an opinion on the possibility of achieving 100% divorce rates in married people. Financial Instability A family’s upkeep relies heavily on the financial stability of the family. The ability to provide for the family has a direct correlation with an individual’s mental and emotional stability. Parents that cannot adequately cater to their family have indicated high-stress levels from previous researches (Weiten et al., 2018). Additionally, they are more prone to arguing as opposed to their financially stable families. The high levels of stress characterizing these marriages also make conflict resolution very difficult hence ...
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