Does it seem like divorce is more common than ever before?
According to Statistics Canada, about 38 per cent of all marriages in Canada in 2004 will have ended in divorce by 2035 – that’s not all that promising, now is it?
A recent post on Reddit asked users who are divorced what the final straw was.
Can you guess the most common answers?
Whether someone was caught in the act or left a trail of emails, phone messages or suspicious lingerie, one of the most common answers on this post was cheating.
Too Much Scrutiny – Never Living Up To Expectations
We live in a high pressure society with demands at work and at home. When someone is constantly feeling like they aren’t good enough or not doing enough for their partner, the pressure can be too much, as it was for many Redditors.
Traditional weddings vows often make claims about being there for each other “in sickness and in health”, but many Redditors claim the sickness or weight gain their partner experienced was too much to handle and changed them as a person.
Are you doing the same job you did 10 years ago? How about 20? Do you have the same hair colour? Watch the same television shows? Interests, hobbies and passions changed for many people on Reddit and they no longer matched their partners.