Divorce And Its Effect On Divorce

2098 Words Oct 23rd, 2014 9 Pages
The memories of divorce have never been more sorrowful to any age group than the children of divorced parents. Although a couple’s marriage vows usually include the phrase “till death do us part,” about half of all marriages end up in divorce (“Divorce”). The reasons for divorce could be very simple as well as they could be complex. Some reasons for divorce are adultery, simple arrogance, dishonesty, insecurity, domestic and sexual abuses. In some situation divorce may provide relief from the strain of a loveless or abusive relationship form divorcing couples (“Divorce”). Divorce remains an apparent solution to the existing problems for the concerned parties, however it can leaves a vacuum, challenges, and sometimes uncertainties in the lives of most divorced couples and children they may have.
The challenges which come with divorce may hardly be measured with any degree of accuracy. For example, the sacrifices, pains, and sufferings of various forms resulting from divorce, can be easily listed. However, their intensity on the divorced person may be hard to measure. More so, it is difficult to estimate the damage divorce inflicts on the emotions of the divorced person. One thing that appears very important to one person may just be insignificant to another person. In the course of divorcing his first wife, my uncle would not stop commenting on “the impeccable beauty of the lady, the dimple on her face, the peculiar smile and the charm in her voice”. The argument between…
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