A recent study reported by the LA Times confirms what many people have already known – alcohol can be detrimental to a marriage, specifically when excessive or incompatible drinking is involved.
“Here’s something to ponder if and when you and your spouse make your Valentine’s Day toasts this year: when it comes to drinking — as in so many other facets of marriage — compatibility may be key to keeping couples together.
Researchers reviewing data collected from 19,977 married couples in one county in Norway reported that spouses who consume about the same amount of alcohol were less likely to divorce than pairs where one partner is a heavy drinker and the other is not — especially when the wife is the one doing the drinking.” read more…
In South Carolina, “excessive drunkenness” on the part of one spouse can constitute grounds for a divorce filing. You need a Goose Creek divorce attorney who will stand by your side and provide legal consultation to help you make the best decision for you and your family. Contact Sarji Law Firm today to learn more about your rights in a relationship where your spouse puts alcohol or other substances above your family.