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Common signs that divorce could be lurking

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The first time your spouse approached you with a conversation about divorce, it can be a complete surprise. Even if you had a little inkling that the marriage hasn't been as strong as it used to be, it can still be an overwhelming and upsetting conversation. For those who have yet to have this discussion, you will want to take a look at the signs mentioned in this post that could signal divorce is on the horizon for you in Illinois.

Communication is quite possibly the most important part of a marriage. You and your spouse need to communicate in order to have a successful marriage. When there is a breakdown in communication, the marriage can take a hit to the point where it cannot be saved.

Intimacy is another important part of a marriage. Intimacy is both physical and emotional. When you are no longer intimate with your spouse, your marriage could very well be coming to an end.

When one spouse starts making all of the major decisions without consulting the other, divorce could be in your future. Both spouses should be involved in making decisions regarding big purchases or other major changes to the house or marriage, not just one person.

Another sign that divorce could be in the near future for you centers around the friends you have. Do you go out without your spouse often? Do you enjoy being out with friends or other family more than having your spouse with you? This could be a sign that you no longer want to be around your spouse.

Now that you know some of the potential signs of divorce in Illinois you can take the necessary steps to prepare for what's to come. This includes getting your finances in order, finding all the important documents and much more.

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