The Impact Of Divorce

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Divorce is defined as a legal dissolution of a marriage by court. Simply meaning there was an issue in the relationship leading a person or both people to unhappiness in their marriage and causing them to want out. Divorce, which is something that used to be viewed as completely unacceptable, is now a very common occurrence. With half of marriages end in divorce, the divorce rates are high. However, the divorce rate was considerably lower for the married couples of “Generation X.” There are many contributing factors as to why they have risen. Although, they all stem from changes in the world, such as technology, economy, family values and lack of motivation. The years 1965-1980 is considered to be the “Generation X” period. A lot has changed in the 50 years;…show more content…
It’s constantly changing from good to bad. With quick changes in the economy also comes quick changes in people’s income. Money can cause a huge amount of stress on relationships especially if both people don’t have shared views on how to manage their finances. Since the years, people’s views on money have changed to more of a “earn to spend” attitude. While not everyone feels that way. Some people still view money similar to how people did years ago. They are conservative, cautious, and have a saving mentality. With partners having different views on money it can cause quite a conflict, leading for the reason of divorce to be finances. While another reason for divorce that is dealing with money is getting married for the wrong reasons. The term gold digger is referring to a person who dates others purely to extract money from them. Instead of the “what can I do for you” mentality of the Xers, people now have the “what can you do for me” attitude. This change in attitude has been very apparent with couples. Mostly women being the “gold digger” in the situations. The saying “money is the root of all evil” has truly been proven by today’s

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