Hey there beautiful souls,
Today, we are diving deep into the heart of Indian society to crack open and debunk some of the most stubborn myths about divorce that have clung to the narratives for far too long. Picture yourself having a heart-to-heart with your closest pals, because that’s the vibe we are going for – raw, real, and riveting!
1. Everyone’s Getting Divorced These Days
Well, not really, folks! While we see a bit of an uptick in the divorce rates, it’s nowhere near an epidemic. Relationships are evolving, and so are we – it’s all about finding that harmonious groove, isn’t it?
2. It’s Mostly the Women Who File for Divorce
Hold on, it’s not a one-gender show here! The road to deciding to part ways is deeply personal and doesn’t swing on gender dynamics as much as societal chatter would have you believe.
3. Divorce Equates to Failure
Oh, come on! Sometimes, saying goodbye is the bravest, most empowering choice one can make. It’s not a defeat, but a courageous step towards a happier you!
4. The Kids Will Never Recover
No sugar-coating here – yes, it’s tough on the little ones. But with love, understanding, and open channels of communication, kids bounce back, showcasing resilience and adaptability that can even put adults to shame!
5. Court Battles are Nightmarishly Long
We’ve all heard the horror stories, haven’t we? But surprise, surprise, mutual consent divorces can actually be a smoother ride, wrapping up in about 6 to 18 months. Breath of fresh air, right?
6. Moms Always Get Custody
Nu-uh, not a rule etched in stone. Courts meticulously consider a buffet of factors such as emotional stability, financial status, and the child’s preference before handing down the custody decision. Fair is the name of the game here!
7. Divorces are Always Messy Affairs
Picture this: a couple parting with smiles, a warm hug, and a promise to remain friends. Sounds unreal? It happens more often than you think, as many understand that separation can be a path to individual happiness.
8. Kiss Half Your Assets Goodbye
Wait a minute, it isn’t a movie plot we are living! The division of assets involves a fair assessment of individual earnings, properties acquired during the marriage, and so much more. It’s not just a simple half-and-half deal!
9. Second Marriages? Nope, Won’t Work!
Dusting off and stepping into the arena of love again? We say, why not? Every relationship has its unique charm and potential. Your second innings can be as mesmerizing, if not more!
10. The Elite Don’t Do Divorce
Oh, they absolutely do! Divorce doesn’t discriminate, darling! It traverses through all layers of society, including those high-profile, glam-sham circles.
Time to Wrap It Up
So, there we have it, myth-busters straight from the heart, aiming to bring a fresh perspective into the often whispered topic of divorce in India. It’s time we embraced compassion, understanding, and authenticity in how we view the end of a marriage.
Let’s break the chain of misconceptions together! Share this article with your family and friends and let’s get talking, sharing, and supporting one another in our choices, no judgments attached. 💖
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Author – Saket Sambhav, Co-founder, Adjuva Legal.
Disclaimer: The opinions expressed within this article are the personal opinions of the author. The facts and opinions appearing in the article do not reflect the views of Adjuva Legal and Adjuva Legal does not assume any responsibility or liability for the same.