Most Georgians embark on the journey of marriage with the hope they can stay together happily with their spouses for years to come. However, things change. Jobs are lost and gained; children are born, grow up and move out; and spouses' preferred lifestyles can change, too.
When the differences become too great, a divorce may be a much-needed opportunity for a fresh start. After the initial pain of realizing that the marriage has to end, many people find that moving into a new home, embarking on a new career, and finding a new partner are all exciting prospects, though it seems these opportunities are more promising to Americans when the economy is stable.