While the last thing couples want to think about is breaking up, the sad reality is that it happens — a lot. In fact, according to recent figures out of the American Psychological Association, as many as 50 percent of marriages in the United States eventually end in divorce.
So how can you tell whether your marriage will survive? Well, there are surefire predictive tells. Your credit is one. So are your bedroom habits. Even the way you carry your day-to-day conversations can shed light on your relationship’s long-term potential.
But you needn’t worry! To prevent your relationship from shattering beyond repair, we’ve talked to relationship experts and combed psychological studies to reveal the most common reasons why relationships fall apart.