Soha Ihab Elsewerky
19-1343 | PD 1
Since we were kids we were brought up to believe that we live all our lives waiting for a happily ever after. Your mother, friends and the society always pushing you and focusing on you having a husband. From your early age you’re taught to take care of your looks and posture, always making yourself pleasing. Media surrounded us with fairy tales stories that grew our expectations a lot stronger, until we grow up marrying the first man we are attracted to regardless to common traits. We then realize that it’s not just about love and infatuation but its more; it’s about sharing responsibility, sharing actions and living as one person, at that point you start growing apart, your marriage fail and the first thing that comes to your mind is filing for divorce. It was believed that high divorce rate is a major problem in our society and especially in the urban lower class, as much as 95 percent of all divorces occurred among couples who were illiterate.
According to previous researches, it was found that high divorce rates these days are due to the fact that newlyweds have high expectations from the other couple based on criteria they got from movies and fairy tales. People imagine there lives with no problems and that they will live all their life in a love story that never ends, which sure happens but that if the two persons really care for each other’s feelings and stand by each other through every aspect of their lives. Sometimes the problem stars before as many of married couples lack knowledge and doesn’t choose well from the beginning and they just base their judgment on appearances which makes them blind of any flaws in the other couple. While after they get married and responsibilities start to flow; they start seeing each other on their nature. The other thing is the fact that this person starts to see in the
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