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  • Divorce is the termination of a marriage in which both spouses are still living. In the United States, there are two types of divorce: "no fault" and "at-fault." Under the former, the spouse who initiates the divorce does not have to show that the other did anything wrong or breached any marital vows. Although a no fault divorce is available in all states, many require a waiting period. An at-fault divorce allows for an immediate ending of the marriage, but requires that one spouse prove the other was "at-fault." This usually means that the spouse inflicted emotional or physical pain, committed adultery, deserted the marriage for a certain period, or was sent to prison. Of these, the first reason (cruelty) is the most common grounds for an at-fault divorce, with adultery being second. Tension with extended family is the third most common motivation for divorce, although this is not legal grounds for an at-fault divorce...
  • How to Recover from Divorce or a Breakup

    According to DailyStrength members, two factors are most helpful in recovering from divorce or a breakup: support groups and support from family and friends. They also cite psychotherapy, talking, reading, and music as very helpful activities in starting over.

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