There have been countless studies conducted on marriage and the reasons that they work and the reasons that they fail. Each of these studies have their own conclusions, yet none of them can avoid the fact that nearly half of all marriages end in divorce.


The Reasons Behind People Leaving Their Marriage Every Tulsa divorce lawyer can tell you that each marriage that fails does so for a very specific reason. People are different, and so is every marriage. However, as unique as every case may be, there are some very common reasons, regardless of the small details, why people decide to end their marriage.

  • Infidelity. When someone “cheats” in a marriage, it is more often than not that the marriage is brought to an end. Being unfaithful is the leading cause of divorce in the United States.
  • Money. The second largest issue that leads to a marriage ending is money. This can encompass many different things from spending too much, not making enough, hiding assets, or just disagreements on how it is used or saved.
  • Careers. Sometimes the chosen career of one spouse significantly impacts the life of the other spouse. Disagreements about careers are one of the top reasons for separations.
  • Inability To Compromise. Making large decisions within a marriage can be difficult if one or both spouses are not willing to compromise. This soon leads to the inability to agree on anything.
  • Changed Feelings. Sometimes, sadly, feelings change. There is no real explanation, it just happens.

Of course, there are many other reasons for divorce, such as abuse, criminal activity, or even drug and alcohol use. Each of these reasons is very personal and the attorneys must treat each case with compassion and understanding.

If you are facing the end of your marriage, it will be in your best interest to speak with a Tulsa divorce lawyer. This can be a very emotional time for all parties involved, and the process often runs smoother when there someone handling the legal issues that is not emotionally connected to the event.