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Early indications a marriage may end

People don’t always anticipate marital turbulence after saying “I do” to the love of their life. While getting cold feet can be common before tying the knot, some couples may ignore the fact they may not be compatible with one another.

Signs a marriage could be destined for divorce

These could be some warning signs spouses may be heading towards a separation:

  • Disregard of feelings: Couples who lack interest in one another and don’t enjoy making each other happy can create marital problems.
  • Constant belittlement: Partners who make negative comments about each other’s appearances, goals or personality can cause them to foster resentment towards one another.
  • They have big fights about small details: Arguing is normal and sometimes healthy for married couples. However, when little arguments begin to result in screaming, accusing and blaming, this can be a red flag.
  • Spouses ignore their gut feeling: During the honeymoon phase, partners often have many experiences together that make them fall deeper in love. But as time goes on, they may discover things about their partner that may be concerning, but ignore their gut feeling even as cracks continue to develop in the relationship.

Ending a marriage can be difficult

When a marriage ends, it can cause couples a significant amount of social and financial hardship as they try to understand why things didn’t work out. That’s why it’s crucial they realize the warning signs early on. Californians looking to file for divorce may want to contact an experienced family law attorney. They can examine the couple’s circumstances and help formulate an agreement that works for both parties.