The number one cause for divorce is and always has been selecting the wrong mate.
In the big scheme of things a divorce is nothing more than one or both people coming to the realization that a (mistake) was made. It’s a setback emotionally and oftentimes financially. However it’s not the end of the world. Every ending is a new beginning!
The human spirit has the capacity to overcome heartache, disappointment, and doubt in order to rise and find love again better and stronger with newfound wisdom.
As far as children are concerned...Children would rather be (from) a broken home than (live) in one. Kids don't need to be exposed to all the drama and tension that comes with observing an unhappy marriage.
I offer more of opinion on this subject in my hub DIVORCE: The Upside