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Divorce Asked by female, 33 years. married

Wife wants divorce as she is unable to adjust with MIL

My brother's wife wants divorce and is not ready to compromise because she cannot adjust with her MIL. They are not capable of getting separated as they are not financially stable.

I see the issue with your brother's marriage where the wife wants divorce due to adjustment issues with the MIL and also separation is not an option because of financial instability. I understand that you are worried for your brother and his marriage and you wish to help them. However, it's important to understand that for a marriage to be successful, both spouses have to be equally invested and willing to work in it together. Efforts from only one side rarely last long. And given that it is their matter, it would only help if they sought out for help themselves. Having said that,...
Divorce Asked by female, 36 years. married

Can divorce be prevented by marital counseling?

Can I prevent divorce by going for marital counseling?

Marital counselling provides a space for both spouses to be heard without any judgement and tries to create a safe space to address issues in the marriage. It aims to enable both spouses to work towards resolving them mutually, keeping in mind the best interests of both of them. Whether divorce can be prevented depends upon both the spouses wanting to be in the marriage together in the first place and to explore if working on the issues is something both are willing to do or is divorce the best option for them considering their issues in the relationship. Marital counselling will...
Divorce Asked by male, 39 years. married

Should I keep in touch with my ex-spouse or cut her off?

I am going through a divorce and finding it difficult to forget her. I keep looking at her pictures and cannot get myself to delete them. Is it okay to keep her clothes as memories and to call her and ask how she is doing?

Hi Writer, thank you for writing in. It takes great courage to reach out for help. It seems that you are facing difficulty in dealing with your divorce. You are finding it difficult to handle the memories of your ex wife and are also not able to let go of it at the same time. You are attached with material things that remind you of her presence. Your heart has still not been able to accept the separation and is desperately trying to hold on to her memories. I understand that it must be a difficult position for you to be in and it certainly must not have been easy for to to manage all...
Divorce Asked by female, 39 years. married

Confused about whether to divorce spouse or not

I am confused about whether to divorce my husband or not.

Hi Writer, thank you for writing in. It takes great courage to reach out for help. It seems that you are facing difficulty in your marriage and are confused about whether to work on it or to opt for a divorce. I understand that it must be a difficult position for you to be in especially with the kids involved. Firstly, I would appreciate the courage in you for being able to manage so far. It certainly must not have been easy to do so. Could you tell me a little bit about yourself and your husband as individuals? What do you both do? Since when have you been married? Was it an...