The Causes of Divorce

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From the past to present, people all over the world have determined to live together, which is called "get marriage". However, some couples are unable to maintain their relationship; therefore they choose divorce. Nowadays, divorce rates trend to increase continually; it is obvious that divorces can be taken place easier than the past. There are main causes of divorce, which are highlighted below.

The first significant cause of recent rise in the rates of divorce is that women completely change in roles. In the past, men had to bear the whole income of the family and afforded all the expenses, whereas woman only did housework and took care of babies. Hence, women had no money with led them to depend on husbands' money. Because of these situations, it is difficult for most women to separate from their husbands. In today modern world, these situations entirely changed. The equality between men and women in roles are very clear at the moment, thus women can work outside to earn money, while men share the household tasks such as cooking, cleaning, washing as well as caring for children.

It can be clearly seen that women are independent from money as they can earn money by them to support their living cost. Accordingly, the divorce rates recently rise.

Lack of communication contributes to the issue. When two people lack communication, they are unable to solve problems that may occur in the marriage. They used to hide their disaffection into heart .Many married couples think that the minor problems that occur in their marriage, are insignificant, and are not worth talking about; however, they fail to realize that even the smallest things can cause conflict between the two when they are not able to solve them through communication. As a consequence, little problems expand to...