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Signs it might be time to get a divorce

Ending a marriage is a big decision that has numerous long-term consequences. For this reason, some spouses may not be so quick to make the decision. However, pursuing divorce in Montana may be an expedient move in a couple of marital situations.

One situation where getting divorced may be wise is if one of the spouses is a constant cheater. Those who simply cannot stay monogamous are not the best individuals to stay married to. In many cases, the cheater will blame the other spouse for his or her untrustworthiness and philandering. For instance, he or she might claim that the other spouse is too controlling or jealous. Getting a divorce may especially be beneficial if the cheater wishes to maintain a friendship with the ex-lover with whom he or she had an affair.  

Another reason to get a divorce is if two spouses' interactions are constantly negative. The ideal goal is to have five interactions that are positive for each one that is negative. In marriages where negative interactions are much more frequent than positive ones, this might be an indicator that a divorce is needed.

When the divorce process happens in Montana, the spouses involved in it may naturally feel both emotionally and financially shaken. However, if they are willing to find common ground, they may be able to complete divorce mediation or informal negotiations rather than going to divorce trial. These alternatives to traditional divorce litigation may increase their chances of ending the divorce more quickly and more amicably in a less costly manner.

Source: ajc.com, "Is your marriage over? 7 signs it may be time to call it quits (and 5 signs to stay)", Rose Kennedy, Jan. 24, 2018

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