Divorce ratio in India vs USA

Divorce is an entire process of terminating a marriage between two people or a marital union. Divorce usually entails the canceling or reorganizing of the legal duties, relations, and responsibilities of marriage. Thus dissolving the bonds of matrimony between a married couple under the rule of law of the particular country or state when filed. The divorce ratio in India vs the USA is very different.

 In short, It is a formal ending of a marriage. It’s more permanent than separation and involves a completely legal process that can be very lengthy and demands good capital. If you get a divorce, that means the marriage is officially over and two people are no longer, husband and wife.

The most commonly reported contributors to various divorce cases are the lack of communication, infidelity, conflict/arguing as well as violence.

The most common “final-straw” reasons were infidelity, domestic violence which can be mental as well as physical, and substance use. More participants blamed their partners than blamed themselves for the divorce which justifies the lack of communication and understanding. Also the divorce ratio in India vs USA have great difference.

Article 16 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights India. It states that “men and women of full age”, without any limitation due to race, nationality or religion, have the right to marry and to form a family. They are entitled to all equal rights of marriage, during marriage and even after its dissolution”.

While some may be happier after a divorce depending on the cause of it. Various surveys and deep research indicates most adults who divorce have lower levels of happiness and more psychological distress. Compared to married individuals. Divorce can bring up new conflicts between couples.

According to various studies and surveys

It was found that men are more than twice as likely to suffer from post-divorce depression compared to women. Anxiety and hypertension and stress are common in men after divorce. Also it can result in substance abuse or even health issues and in the worst cases, suicide. Ten divorced men commit suicide in various countries each day.

Divorce in India

Divorce is very rare in India. Indian men and women do have the right to ask the court to dissolve their marriage legally. But it is not usually seen. In India divorce is more than a sin or is even considered Taboo in many societies. It can be a long and hectic legal process. Particularly if the divorce is not mutually agreed upon by both men and women.

The most possible reasons for divorce in India are

  • Adultery ( by any partner)
  • Cruelty ( mostly by men)
  • Desertion
  • Conversion
  • Unsoundness of mind
  • Schizophrenia.
  • Virulent and incurable leprosy.

According to divorce law in India, the wife gets one-third of his salary, but it can change. The alimony is the full and final settlement between the couple it is a lump sum amount. Maintenance is of two types – internal and external maintenance. Amount given to the wife during the course of the case.

Divorce in USA

Many couples end their marriages by filling divorce on the grounds of either fault or no-fault.

In the past, most states only granted divorces on fault grounds, but today all states have adopted a form of no-fault divorce.

Divorce in India VS USA

Both the countries have separate laws that deal with marital affairs, other issues as well as divorce for example in India two people can get married under a special marriage act, depending on the various issues which are mostly social, Hindu marriage act, etc.

In India divorces can be granted under various issues and cases., 1955 there was no such act under which divorce can be granted because it was a belief a Hindu which we marry forms a  married couple is a match made in heaven and must not be separated, however after 1955 a concept of divorce was added in the Hindu marriage act that could also be applied to marriages existing for the welfare of people suffering.

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