What's causing so many married couples to split? A divorce mediator weighs in

Divorce rates continue to rise in South Africa, especially in the Western Cape, Gauteng, KwaZulu-Natal and Eastern Cape.

Read: Dealing with emotions vital part of divorce mediation, says attorney

Divorce mediation attorney Manndi Schuld says some of the main reasons for divorce include poor communication, finances and challenges with adapting to changing gender roles and boundaries.

After more than 20 years spent litigating divorces, Schuld now focuses on mediation and life coaching and shares her advice.

Also read: Why divorce mediation is important for couples with kids

The impact of divorce in our society is huge.

Manndi Schuld, Attorney - The Divorce Centre

One of the reasons for the break up of marriages is communication. There is not enough courage to have difficult conversations.

Manndi Schuld, Attorney - The Divorce Centre

It's place where conflict can grow if we don't have a third party to talk to or facilitate difficult conversations.

Manndi Schuld, Attorney - The Divorce Centre

Listen to the discussion with the divorce expert:


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