Best Ways To Avoid Divorce For Young Couples

It appears to be evident that today’s generation of lovers are no longer settling down and exchanging vows like their parents. Despite this, divorce remains a prevalent issue among those who do tie the knot. For many couples, commitment issues, arguing, marrying young, and infidelity are more often than not the nail in the coffin for their relationships. While this may seem disheartening, there are strategies that young couples can consider to ensure their marriage stays strong.

As many young men and women get swept up in furthering their careers or pursuing their dreams, distance and a lack of commitment are common friction points. The easiest way to deal with these feelings is quality time spent together. Partners in a relationship should make an effort to set aside quality time for one another, which can help to avoid feelings of neglect and distance. Some possible activities include date nights, small trips, or even just taking a walk after dinner to share the highlights of the day.

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Some couples often bump into issues that can stem from serious disagreements and incompatibilities. In these instances, professional help such as couples therapy may be necessary to salvage the relationship. Couples therapy provides a supportive environment for partners to open up about their issues with one another, while also providing the structured approach needed to address concerns and issues and build a healthy relationship with one another.

One of the best—and ironically simple—ways for couples to avoid divorce is to avoid getting married until they’ve addressed any issues and concerns. Partners should be open with one another to avoid misunderstanding and address worries that could escalate into large marital problems. One modern method for formalizing these types of discussions into documentation is the marriage contract. For couples that are considering divorce, a marriage contract can be useful to help motivate couples to resolve their longstanding issues. This is done by using the contract to hold partners accountable to certain conditions to remain in the marriage. If these conditions are broken, divorce papers may be filed and submitted to court. Creating the document entails communicating expectations upfront so that couples start and ideally remain on the same page. It’s also beneficial to discuss expectations for their future, core values, and long-term goals. These conversations can be difficult, and partners must be ready to listen to one another and consider the other person’s perspective. But these conversations are important, and can often lay the foundation for a loving and lasting marriage

Though it appears that marriage and divorce rates are lower in this current era of society than previous, the dissolution of a marriage is still something that many consider not to be ideal and thus to be avoided. Couples who find themselves navigating the turbulent waters of love may feel more empowered to tie the knot with a marriage contract, which can unlock crucial conversations to iron out the kinks before committing to their vows.

If you are interested in seeing how a marriage contract might be right for you, call McNamee Mediations today. Colleen McNamee expertly advises couples on drafting the marriage contract and using it as a tool to achieve the married life both deserve.

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