There are many factors that may contribute to a divorce, but significant or traumatic life events may increase the chance that a marriage will end. Studies have shown that when a couple undergoes a certain amount of upheaval, stress or change, it can significantly alter the dynamic of a relationship, eventually leading to a divorce. How these issues affect a Missouri couple will have an impact on visitation issues, even after a divorce is final.
A major medical event can be a significant stress source in a marriage. In addition to significant medical debt, recovery from a serious illness can last for months or years. Similarly, birth is a major life event that can also be quite costly, both financially and emotionally. The pressure that these situations can place on a marriage can be detrimental.