About 50% of marriages eventually end in divorce. While the percentage of divorce goes up by year, the reasons for divorce also git crazier year by year. The process of divorce can be heartbreaking, but it doesn’t always require a heartbreaking reason to get a divorce. Everyone has their reasons for ending a marriage, some are logical, and some are bizarre. Let’s now look at the crazier ones. Here are 18 divorce reasons that sound too crazy to be true.
1 Candy Crush is the reason for 17000 divorces in Egypt.Candy Crush is the reason for 17000 divorces in Egypt.
The Cabinet’s Information Center report revealed that Egypt has the highest divorce rates in the whole world. According to the 2018 report from Cabinet’s Information Center, Playstation and Candy Crush are the main reason behind the divorces, with around 17,000 cases attributed to Candy Crush. These games are addictive which increases the gap between couples. Such electronic games also contribute to the negative social phenomena as they tend to escalate violence and crime. (source)
2 In 1998, a woman divorced her husband because he faked his death.Mike left his clothes on Gorleston Beach in Norfolk and disappeared.
In 1998, a 28-year-old British man named Mike Cilgram from Norfolk faked his death because he wanted his wife to realize how much she would miss him. Mike left his clothes on Gorleston Beach in Norfolk and disappeared. He hoped his wife would realize how much she missed him after he was gone. However, the stunt backfired because when he returned, Mike’s wife told him the marriage was over because she couldn’t trust him. She feared that Mike might pull this kind of stunt again in the future. (source)
3 In UAE, a woman seeks divorce from her husband because her husband loves her a lot.A woman seeks divorce from her husband.
A woman in UAE sought divorce from her husband because his love was too much for her to digest. The man cooked, cleaned for his wife, and never argued with her. All he wanted was to be a kind husband. However, the wife didn’t want a hassle-free marriage and was feeling choked by his love and affection to the extent that she filed for divorce in the Shariah court in Fujairah. (source)
4 In 2012, a woman divorced her husband because he couldn’t keep up any secrets to himself.The husband couldn’t keep up any secrets.
In 2012, 38-year-old Mariam Adunni filed for divorce after being married for six years to her husband. The reason? Her husband was a blabbermouth. He couldn’t hold any secrets to himself. Her husband had a habit of sharing family affairs with their relatives and friends. The wife feared that those people would mislead him. Eventually, the couple agreed to dissolve the marriage, and the divorce was granted. (source)
5 A woman divorced her wife-swapping husband.Wife swapping
An Indian woman divorced her wife-swapping husband. The couple had been married for three years, and they went to late-night parties where the husband introduced his wife to his friends and allowed them to get close to her. The husband let his wife be swapped with one of his friend’s wives when they were drunk. The next morning when the wife found out about her husband’s deeds, she felt betrayed. The wife moved out of her husband’s house, but he continued to torture her. Later, when it became unbearable, the wife filed a petition seeking a divorce from her husband. (source)
6 Husband divorces wife because he saw her without makeup and didn’t like it.Husband divorces wife because he saw her without makeup and didn’t like it.
In 2016, a 28-year-old Arabian woman got dumped by her 34-year-old husband because her makeup got washed away, and her husband didn’t like her without makeup. The newlyweds went for a swim at Al Mamzar Beach in Dubai, where the woman’s makeup washed away. The groom immediately filed a divorce because he wasn’t able to recognize his wife. He said that his wife deceived him by using so many cosmetics. (source)
7 A Saudi man divorced his wife a few hours after the wedding for sharing pictures on social media.Divorce due to Snapchat.
In 2016, a couple from Saudi Arabia got divorced just a few hours after their wedding because the bride was using Snapchat at their wedding. The couple had a prenup agreement that the bride will not use any social media applications like Instagram, Twitter, or Snapchat during their wedding. However, the bride broke the agreement and posted Snapchats of their wedding. (source)
8 An Indian woman divorced her husband because he refused to build a toilet in their home.Toilet
In 2015, an Indian woman divorced her husband because he refused to build a toilet in their house which forced her to go to the bathroom in the fields. For five years, the woman was forced to go to the fields once it got dark to relieve herself. In India, women are permitted to divorce their husbands over their refusal to build toilets in the home. (source)
9 In 2014, a woman filed for divorce from her husband over his dislike of Frozen.Elsa from Frozen. Image credits: Walt Disney Studios
In 2014, a Japanese woman filed for divorce because her husband didn’t like Disney movies. When the 29-year-old woman became obsessed with the Disney film Frozen, she wanted her husband to watch it too. After watching the film, he had the audacity to ask her, “Did you really like this movie?” She was frustrated, and it made her question what sort of human being he was. She ended her six years of marriage and left. (source)
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