Your marriage isn’t working. You’re unhappy. You want a divorce. The only thing left to do is to inform your spouse, but how do you break this difficult news? Asking for a divorce is likely to be one of the most difficult conversations you’ll ever have in your life. You may feel nervous, anxious, and unprepared for the event, especially if you aren’t sure how your spouse will react. Don’t let this fear trap you in an unhappy and unhealthy marriage for longer than necessary.
There’s no perfect way to let your spouse know that you want to end your marriage, but there are general steps you can take to make the process smoother and lower the chances of a hostile reaction. Here are some helpful steps to follow: