7 Top Reasons for Divorce

Oct 27, 2023, 12:44 PM IST

7 Top Reasons for Divorce

Tanisha Rajput

Source: National Library of Medicine

Tanisha Rajput

Here are some of the leading causes of divorce in the year 2023.

7. Domestic Violence

As per statistics, 24% of people file for divorce due to domestic violence.

6. Substance abuse

The sixth top reason to file for divorce is substance abuse. Almost 35% of people seek separation for this reason.

5. Financial problems

Financial problems are one of the key reasons why couples seek divorce. According to the data, almost 37% of divorces are filed due to this reason.

4. Getting married too young

Around 45% of people seek a divorce since they got married at a young age.

3. Conflict and arguments

58% of divorcing couples report excessive argument and conflict as reasons for separation.

2. Infidelity or extramarital affairs

Almost 68% of divorces are filed due to infidelity or extramarital affairs.

1. Lack of commitment

A whopping 75% of divorcing couples complained of "lack of commitment" as the reason for their separation.