The Moral Dilemma Of Marriage And Divorce

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A moral dilemma arises when there is a conflict that requires an individual to make a choice between two or more actions, and the choice of each action depends on the moral consequence of a given action and is also based on the moral reasoning. One moral dilemma that exist in our society is marriage and divorce, many times couple have a difficult time making a decision on whether to continue with their marriage or divorce based on the marital problems that exist in their marriage. Every person wants a spouse who is loving, trustworthy and responsible, a person with whom one can share with both the good times and sorrows. A marriage in which there is genuine love between the couple brings a sense of dignity, self-worth and security upon the beloved. Marriage and Divorce Many marriages are bent with marital problems and depending on how the problems are handled, a marriage can either be sustained or ruined. The solution to marital problems usually lies on the hands of the couples, and they need to handle them with care to avoid the further problems and disconnection that arises in marriage when the expectations for the couple have not been fulfilled, regrets come in when people feel that they are not getting enough love when there are constant violent outbursts or when there is an issue of being loyal. Couples often try to ignore, forgive and even overlook the issues hoping that things will improve for the better, but they find no solution. One common problem in marriages is abuse; however it is rarely discussed openly and some even deny its existence. Ironically those who complain about the abuse in their marriages are not taken seriously, they are only blamed that they don 't play their part, and they need to be mor... ... middle of paper ... ...ess that the victims subject him/herself leads to the deterioration of one 's heath as they develop complications that arise due to stress”(Michael, 2010). Divorce is not the best solution to marital problems, as it will still affect the separating couples; it is even worse when children are involved because it interferes with the normal growth and development of the children. It is not moral to torture the children through divorce. Every marriage have problems, but it is recommended that the couples should solve their problems with mutual understanding, both partners must understand one another and also learn to cope up their partners behavior. Itis possible to change the negative behaviors that you don’t like in your partners, and it better you try to change it rather than rush to divorce. Divorce should be the last option in finding a solution to marital problems.

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