It’s one of the most feared and difficult situations of anybody’s life: a long-term relationship coming to an end, a breaking point that has damaged beyond repair, and the filing for separation or sometimes divorce.
For anybody in any relationship, this situation is emotionally extraordinarily difficult. Time has been spent in this relationship, energy, a great deal of emotion, and oftentimes a great deal of work. To reach this decision, a person often receives input from others–is this relationship still worth it?
But the person must make the decision solely.
The truth is:
- In the United States, there are about 876,000 divorces each year. So, a new divorce happens every 36 seconds.
- 41% of first marriages end in divorce. 60% of second marriages do and 73% of third marriage