For any of the multitude of reasons why a couple chooses to enter in to matrimony, one consistent theme is the feeling of optimism. The two are making vows and commitments to each other that are designed to endure a lifetime. This is true despite the commonly known fact that somewhere around 50 percent of all marriages in Tennessee and across the country end in divorce. Consequently, if a person's marriage is showing signs of stress and irreparable damage, it is wise to first plan for a divorce before threatening to file rather than simply pulling the trigger.
The divorce rate has gone down in recent years, but divorce is still a fairly common occurrence in Tennessee and other parts of the country. In order to find out what factors contribute to the end of a marriage most often, researchers interviewed 31 women and 21 men who had divorced several years after participating in a prevention and relationship enhancement program, or PREP, a course that taught couples communication and conflict resolution skills.
It’s both implied and obvious, and something we note immediately on a relevant page of our website at The Law Office of Brian L. Hill in Clarksville, Tennessee. We stress that “at the center of any family legal matter is a family.”