We marry because we cannot see a future that does not involve the person we're marrying. And while some marriages are rocky from the beginning, for the majority of newlyweds at the beginning of marriage everything is rosy.
Financial trouble is often cited as one of the top 10 reasons for divorce or child custody disputes. Being strapped for cash can lead to squabbles over spending priorities, which in turn lead to realizations of differences in core values. On the flip side, when the media report on celebrity divorces -- Tiger and Elin Woods, for example -- the focus is not on the amount of time each will spend with their children, but, rather, on how many millions of dollars Elin got in the settlement.