At the height of the global financial crisis in 2009, Australia experienced a five per cent spike in divorce rates – the first increase since 2001. As the world stands on the edge of the financial abyss once more, it’s safe to say the strain will be putting more than a few relationships to the test.
But just because your relationship is in trouble – for financial reasons or otherwise – separation does not have to be inevitable. The route to relationship happiness may not be as hard to find as you think, but first you have to identify why you’ve gone off course. We surveyed experts to find out which types of strains challenge couples the most, and how you can make happily last ever after.
Sep 14, 2012