Why Do So Many Second and Third Marriages End?

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Why Do So Many Second and Third Marriages End?

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Why Do So Many Second and Third Marriages End?

“It’s easy to blame others when things are broken. The hard part is recognizing the part you played in it all.” Unknown Author

 

Here are the unbelievable stats about marriage and divorce*:

40%-50% of first marriages end in divorce 67% of second marriages end in divorce 74% of third marriages end in divorce

The rates of divorce increase pretty dramatically for second and third marriages.

That’s not a coincidence.

Here’s why:

When your first marriage falls apart, the fairy-tale one that you thought would last forever, most people genuinely believe the problems were a result of their spouse’s ...continue reading...

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The REAL Story about My First Marriage and Why It Ended

“Your story will heal you and your story will heal somebody else. When you tell your story, you free yourself and give other people permission to acknowledge their own story.” Iyanla Vanzant

 

When I was in my first marriage and facing the Why isn’t this marriage enough? question myself, I had some soul-searching to do. I began where it felt easy: by blaming my husband.

I created a story in my mind that he couldn’t love me the way I needed to be loved.

I told myself that I wanted something he couldn’t give.

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