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Marriage In The Eyes Of Divorce Attorneys

Update Date: Feb 22, 2017 07:50 AM EST

Divorce attorneys see marriage problems and issues almost every day as they face their clients. Their insights from the cases they handled have also affected their relationship and how they treat their partners.

In a report by Huffington Post, Karen Covy, a divorce attorney and coach in Chicago, Illinois, said that she does not take anything for granted. She has seen a lot of relationships broken just because someone stopped paying attention. Small mistakes can become become big problems.

Contrary to some beliefs, divorce lawyers are deep appreciator of marriage. Margaret Klaw, divorce attorney from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, said that many of her colleagues, truly understand the value of marriage.

Klaw said that marriage gives meaning to people's lives because the person involved in the divorce experience such depth of pain when the relationship does not work out. Witnessing people's pain during the divorce process has made her a better spouse and parent. She has also become tolerant of trivial problems and differences, being aware of its unimportance compared to having a divorce.

Though they are called divorce attorneys, they are also witnesses to the beginning of a new chapter in people's lives. As they guide people through the divorce process, they also learn new wisdom from their clients.

According to American Psychological Association (APA), more than 90 percent of people are married by age 50. A healthy marriage is good for the couple's mental and physical health. Children also benefit from a healthy marriage in a happy home. They are protected from mental, physical, educational and social problems.

In the United States, about 40 to 50 percent of married couples end up in divorce according to APA. The divorce rate is even higher for subsequent marriages. There are marital education programs available in the country so couples need not seek for divorce attorneys.

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