Family law attorneys notice signs in at-risk marriages

People in Alabama who notice certain symptoms in their body may recognize it is time to make a change before it is too late. For example, someone who notices the scale climbing may begin to work out, and another who feels short of breath may cut back on cigarettes. Some lawyers believe there are also signs in a marriage that indicate trouble is brewing. A couple ignoring those symptoms may end up visiting a family law attorney.

When partners begin to lose interest in or respect for each other, it may manifest itself in the way they treat one another. Bickering is normal in any relationship, but when those fights end in long days of cold shoulder treatment, it may indicate that the couple no longer feels able to communicate effectively. This communication may also be lacking in other areas, such as in a couple’s finances or their intimate relationship.

People change as the years pass, and couples may have to work hard to keep from drifting apart as their interests alter. Some spouses take a greater interest in their jobs than in their family, which may build resentment between the two. Spouses who do not feel  appreciated by their partners may find their marriage beginning to decay.

Couples in Alabama who recognize the signs that their marriage is in trouble may seek counseling, but sometimes one or the other may conclude that the relationship is too damaged to save. When this happens, the next step may be to consult a family law attorney. A knowledgeable attorney will guide a client through the delicate and emotional elements of marriage dissolution.

Source: The Huffington Post, “8 Signs A Marriage Won’t Last, According To Divorce Lawyers“, Brittany Wong, June 30, 2016