Think Tank Says Divorce is too Easy, I Think Not!

Getting a divorce is too easy in Canada, says think tank

By Jen Kirsch

Another day, another end of a marriage splattered across your Facebook news feed. So-and-so is listed as single, you’re alerted. And so, another one bites the dust.

This week, a socially conservative Canadian think tank blamed the growing trend of divorce on it being “too easy” to get one according to our national laws. The Institute of Marriage and Family Canadawrote a reportOpens in a new tab. which says divorce proceedings aren’t complicated enough. Their specific issue is with no-fault divorce.

The author, Andrea Mrozek, was reported in Huffington Post CanadaOpens in a new tab. as saying that under current laws, one person can decide to get divorced for “no reason at all” two weeks into their marriage or simply initiate proceedings by moving out.

“Canadian law actually values marriage as a short-term prospect through no-fault divorce,” she arguesOpens in a new tab..

Sarah MoskovichOpens in a new tab., divorce consultant and author of The Smart Divorce, says in some circumstances no-fault divorce can make it easier to file for one. For example, a simple loss of trust in a relationship can become grounds for divorce.

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Deborah Moskovitch

This blog post was written by Deborah Moskovitch the author of "The Smart Divorce", the catalyst for this website. This evergreen book covers how to manage the divorce process for a less painful result.

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