From conscious uncoupling to War of the Roses, every divorce is as unique as the relationship that preceded it and the two individuals involved. From compassionate and collegial to aggressive and debilitating, and every shade in between, experts weigh in on what happens when a marriage is over.
The dissolution of a marriage is almost always an unhappy event, at the very least marked by disappointment and the loss of dreams and expectations. In addition, there are usually many legal, financial, parental, emotional, and practical aspects that requires changes in responsibilities and routines, and it can take people years to regain equilibrium.
Love is one of the most profound emotions known to human beings. There are many kinds of love, but most people seek its expression in a romantic relationship with a compatible partner. For some, romantic relationships are the most meaningful element of life, providing a source of deep fulfillment.