12 Of The Stupidest Reasons To Ask For A Divorce

Let's face it, Marriage is hard. It requires commitment, patience, understanding, communication, sacrifice, compromise and obviously, love. With the right person, marriage can be great. In a perfect w

Let's face it, Marriage is hard. It requires commitment, patience, understanding, communication, sacrifice, compromise and obviously, love. With the right person, marriage can be great. In a perfect world, your spouse should make you want to become a better person. On the other hand, if it is the wrong person, marriage can be extremely difficult and stressful. In a bad marriage, the negatives greatly outweigh the positives. Being in an unsuccessful marriage can have detrimental effects on a person both physically and psychologically. Unfortunately, a majority of marriages don’t last, and many people decide to just cut the chord.

To be frank, some people are just better off getting a divorce. In fact, over 50% of marriages end in divorce. Isn’t that a depressing statistic? Yep, divorce has become extremely common in today’s world. Divorce has become such a big part of our society, virtually everyone knows someone that has been through it. Now, there are plenty of valid reasons to get divorced: lack of physical intimacy, infidelity, neglect and alcohol addiction are some very legitimate reasons to end a marriage. That said, it can really take a physical and emotional toll on both parties. Keep in mind, marriage isn't for everybody. However, some people actually get divorced for rather superficial and comical reasons, too. Imagine if your spouse left you because you didn't care for a particular movie he or she liked, or finding out that your marriage was over from Facebook. What if you found out that your spouse had an unpleasant nickname for you? Some of these reasons for divorce are things that most people would never expect, but they actually did happen. Now, without further ado, here are the 12 most shocking reasons to ask for a divorce.

13 Woman Leaves Husband Because of His Video Game Addiction

When most people think of addiction, they often associate alcohol, painkillers, cigarettes and gambling with it. However, in recent times, video game addiction has become a serious problem for many people, especially for younger men. In fact, many marriages and relationships falter because of it.

12 Wife Leaves Husband For Being Too Nice

11 Woman Divorces Husband Because He Forbid Her to Watch Soap Operas

An Indian woman left her significant other because he forbid her from watching her favorite television shows. At first, the couple would get into constant arguments about it. Although, after a while, when the arguments became too much to bear, she decided to leave him. While this was an unusual reason to leave someone, having an overly demanding spouse can undoubtedly be very stressful, and it can have a detrimental effect on a marriage.

10 A Couple Gets Divorced Because Of 50 Shades Of Grey

9 Husband Divorces Wife Via Facebook Post

Yet another marriage that was ruined because of social media. A woman named Emma Brady learned that her husband was leaving her from something he posted on Facebook.

8 Husband Cleaned Too Much

A German woman divorced her significant other for his incessant cleaning. Wouldn't most women appreciate it if their husbands cleaned and tidied up the house? Well, I guess not. As it turns out, the man was so fixated with cleaning, he actually knocked down a wall for being dirty and he rebuilt it. Now, we all understand that everyone has their own idiosyncrasies, but tearing down a wall for just being dirty? We think that's a bit much.

7 Wife Divorces Man Over His Relationship Status On Facebook


Did you know that Facebook plays a significant role in approximately 20% of all divorces? A woman actually divorced her husband because he never changed his relationship status to “married” on Facebook. The man simply told the court that he didn't think to, and that they had only been married for a few short months. For the record, his wife admitted that she didn't trust him (we think that may have a little more to do with the reason for wanting a divorce).

5 A Couple’s Parrot Rats Out Husband’s Infidelities

Back in 2001, a Chinese woman suspected that her spouse was cheating on her because their parrot was constantly repeating several phrases of the husband’s various telephone conversations with his lover.

4 Man Lost His Wife Over A Game Of Cards

Betting money on a card game is perfectly normal for a lot of people. Betting your wife on a card game on the other hand, is kind of (a lot) messed up.

3 Wife Leaves Husband Over The Movie Frozen

2 Wife Divorces Husband Because Their Baby Has Down Syndrome

While most of these reasons on this list are silly and comical, this reason is just downright cruel. When Samuel Forest witnessed the birth of his son, he knew that his life would change forever. When he found out that his newborn son was born with down syndrome, he still vowed to keep him.

1 Wife Found Out Husbands Unpleasant Nickname For Her

Having cute nicknames for your significant other is very common. Some adorable nicknames include: muffin, darling, honey bunny, angel and pookie.

Most people would not mind giving or having a nickname like that from their spouse, right? What if your spouse nicknamed you Guantanamo? Yep, that is the reality for a Saudi Arabian woman. One day, she noticed that her husband left his phone at home, and for some odd reason, she called his cell phone and noticed that her name came up as Guantanamo. Yep, her spouse nicknamed her after one of the most notorious prisons in the world. Perhaps his nickname for her is a metaphor for being like a dictator. After many years of marriage, she decided to grant a divorce.,,

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