Marriage is not always easy and if you have any of these divorce risk factors, you may have to work harder on your relationship. Even if the risk factor is out of your control, it’s important to identify it and deal with it constructively. Factors such as when you have children, your education and even the attractiveness of you and your spouse all play roles in the strength if a marriage. If you have these risk factors, start working on strengthening your marriage before issues arise.
- Getting married too early can actually raise your risk of getting divorced.
- More attractive partners have a higher likeliness of getting divorced and some are more susceptible to cheating.
- Having divorced parents can increase the likelihood of a married couple getting divorced.
“Marriage is hard work, period. But it turns out there are a slew of surprising things that can make it even harder.”