Men Reveal the Final Straw that Led to Filing for Divorce

Before committing to marriage, it is helpful to get insight into why some relationships don’t last. Male readers were asked to discuss why men divorce and what was the final straw that helped them make the decision.

“She said “I could do so much better than you!” (This was because I couldn’t afford to send her (10 year marriage) on a second trip to Bali within a couple years time, while working full time and trying to get a side business off the ground.)

She Said "I Can Do Better."

“The final straw was marriage counselling. Listening to her talk about me. Then she couldn’t say 3 things that she liked about me. I was done at that moment, stopped caring completely.”

She Couldn't Say Good Things About Me

Many relationships were volatile and the excessive yelling and belittling would lead to regular emotional abuse.

She Yelled Too Much

“She wouldn’t work, she wouldn’t clean, she wouldn’t do basically anything to make the marriage easier. She’d use the excuse, “You knew this before we got married.” Like that somehow excused her.”

Not Carrying Her Load

She's Bad with Finances

Overspending and not contributing to the household finances can cause a major strain in a marriage.

“Dead bedroom, her ignoring me.”

Lack of Intimacy