Joseph H. Beale Attorney At Law, PLLC

Why do Virginia couples file for divorce?

The choice to end a marriage is not always an easy one to make. For some Virginia couples, divorce only becomes inevitable after months of separation, discussion and consideration. There are many common issues that can lead to this decision, and understanding why it happens can help a person move forward with his or her divorce.

Most people get married for love, and a lack of love is one of the most common reasons for divorce. Feelings can change over time, and things can happen that can alter spouses' feelings for one another. Even if spouses are friends, a loss of romantic feelings is detrimental to a marriage, as is a loss of trust, mutual respect and sympathy. These are all things that serve as the foundation for many marriages. 

Another very common reason for many divorces is the lack of communication. When spouses stop talking about important things and sharing things with each other, for any reason, it can eventually lead to growing apart. Over time, two spouses may feel like they are simply occupying the same space but not really functioning as a healthy married couple. This may lead to a desire to separate and move in different directions.

Regardless of why a Virginian decides to divorce, he or she will find great benefit in setting any temporary emotions to the side. Feelings can change, and they are rarely good indicators of what will work best in the future. Focusing on what will work well long-term can help a person make smart and beneficial choices during this process. 

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