Deciding to marry and share your life with someone is one of the most critical choices you can make in life. In Western cultures, more than 90 percent of people marry by age 50 — however, about 40 to 50 percent of married couples in the United States divorce. The divorce rate for subsequent marriages is even higher.
If your marriage is hitting a rock and you’re worried that your spouse is considering asking for a divorce, then you’re in the right place to get your relationship today.
In this article, I will explain a few signs to watch for that show your partner is thinking about divorce, and how to begin rebuilding your marriage.
So, let’s jump into the first sign to watch out for;
Arguing Over Anything And Everything
A rise in the recurrence and intensity of arguments with your partner is a section of clear signs that all is not well with your marriage. Every married couple will disagree and have conflicts from time to time. Some degree of conflict can be even healthier, as long as they lead to resolutions.
However, when those arguments become daily occurrences, when they tend to arise over almost anything, then that’s when things get a bit dicier.
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If this type of argument arises and tends to be more persistent, then it means that your marriage is heading in the wrong direction. The only way to solve the dispute and save your marriage, is you need to compromise a little so that you’re able to move past things.
No Longer Willing To Find Solutions
The worst part of a relationship is refusing to resolve conflicts when it arises. If your partner seems to care less about the outcome of a fight, or if they seem to feel as though trying to find a resolution to the dispute is of no need at all, then that can be a clear indication of deeper troubles. When this happens, your partner may retreat further and consider as though there will never be a way for the two of you to live together in peace. You need to work on your relationship if you see this behavior becoming a problem.
Lack Of Emotional connection In Your Marriage
In my judgment, this is one of the most prominent signs that a marriage is heading in the wrong direction. If your partner has become remote and stopped showing devotion towards you, that can also be a strong implication that they’re psychologically checking out the marriage.
However, solving the core issue of your marriage can usually help re-build the emotional connection and lead your spouse to begin showing love again.
Not Having Sex
A sexless marriage is almost always a marriage on the fast track to divorce, so if your spouse seems disregarded for sex or makes excuses, that’s a clear sign your partner is planning for a divorce.
Why a sexless relationship?
If you’re continuously fighting and there’s no emotional connection, the sex is going to disappear, or it can be of fading attraction or low sex drive.
Why Your Spouse Is Absent From Home Too Often
When you see that your partner is spending less time with you than you have in the past or seems too remote and pre-occupied when you are spending time together, that can be a clear sign of a spouse inwardly struggling with the decision to end a marriage. If your spouse avoids being alone with you and your communications become purely superficial, that may be a shred of evidence that they are either unhappy with the condition at home. It may also be that they’re preparing mentally for life apart, building a social life, or perhaps dating someone else. When this happens, don’t untimely accuse your partner of this, just because he is at home less often, but it is a possibility.
What should I do? I Can’t Lose My Partner
How astonishing will it feel to have your spouse look into your eyes and say those magical words, “I will always love you, no matter what?
First of all, let’s make one thing clear: just because your partner is displaying a couple of behaviors that I just talked about doesn’t mean that he intends to file for divorce. According to experts, these signs only indicate infidelity if they’re a deviation from the norm.
The best way to go from here is to handle your marriage as a living entity that you’re responsible for keeping alive.
Also, think about your family, especially the children, by putting the relationship ahead of everything. Always remember, the happiest kids are those with parents who love one another.
Moreover, stop justifying yourself. Often we get attached focusing on the things that our partner didn’t do for us or what went wrong. We then use that as a justification for us not to do good things for our partner. Though you may be right at some point, forgive and let it go. Focus on feeding your marriage with love regardless of what your partner does, and it will stand firm.
The best way is to get advice from a qualified marriage therapist who can help you address relationship damages and save your marriage from divorce.
The most loyal place to go is by watching this free video by marriage guru, Brad Browing. He explains where you’ve been going wrong and what you need to do to make your spouse fall back in love with you.
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