Published 2018-09-14
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Signs indicating that a marriage may end up in divorce

It’s not easy to predict the divorce and it would be ridiculous to think about it when you are so deeply in love and get ready for your wedding. Everything seems so perfect before getting married, it's still bliss and plans for the future. It’s hard to believe that there are actually more and more divorces that happen even shortly after tying the knot! According to some strange data, you can somehow predict the divorce by small, innocent details in your relationship! If you are curious about it then continue reading!



If the future wife is extremely afraid of the wedding day then it’s not a good sign, the couple's risk of divorce is then more than double, according to a study published in the Journal of Family Psychology.

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However, it’s different in the case of a future husband. If he has some doubts then it doesn’t really influence the future of the marriage.



If the couple gets married very young or after age 32, then the risk of divorce is also higher.

Age 1

"I often see couples in their 40s in counseling who got married too young and didn't have experience with other partners or want different things now," claims Rachel Sussman, a licensed psychotherapist and relationship expert.

Age 2

"Because there's a very good chance that in 10 or 15 years, you're going to be a very different person - and you should be," she adds.

Age 3

If she's older than him then it’s also the red sign. Women who are one to three years older than their partners have 53% more chance to get the divorce.



Smoking is never good but it’s even more complicated when one partner smokes. In this situation, the couple is 75% to 91% more likely to break up.

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"Different values and lifestyles can be problematic," explains Rachel Sussman.



It’s not promising when the family's first child is welcomed less than 8 months after the getting married.

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When the couple has two daughters then sadly, they are 43% more likely to get the divorce.

Children 2

"We think it happens because fathers get more invested in family life when they have boys," Stephanie Coontz, author of Marriage, a History.

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Your family

If your parents got the divorce, you're even 40% more likely to follow in their footsteps.

Your family

Well, it’s even worse when your parents get married again. Then you are 91% likely to split up in your own marriage.

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Things get worse in the marriage when the partners don't pay off their debts and even take new ones.


And when one of the partners appears to excessively spend money, they are 45% likely to get the divorce.

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It’s quite crucial how much partners earn because if the wife makes 60% or more of the family income, the couple is twice more likely to divorce than in the situation when she doesn’t earn anything.


One partner is a dancer or a nurse

It’s quite surprising but it really matters what your partner does for a living.

One partner is a dancer or a nurse

Dancers and choreographers appear to have a bigger chance for the divorce by as much as 43% according to the Journal of Police and Criminal.

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Nurses or other home health workers may also have an unfortunate marriage with 29% divorce rate.

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