Marriages are made in heaven and divorces are made in courts.Relationships are complex and they do end up sometimes. Nowadays in Indian society, divorces are common and it’s no longer a taboo.Divorces are painful but it’s better to give divorce than to suffer in a relationship which is source of grief.

Here are the few signs which would be the signs to end the relationship.

1.No conjugal relationship-: when you and your spouse have nothing in your life to give a status of “Husband” and “Wife”, then point of such relationship is pointless, It is legally advisable to mutually part away in such cases as it is the easiest form to end the marriage.

2. Cruelty-:if your spouse is cruel to you like for women it includes 1. physical violence,mental harassment,mental cruelty and if you are husband cruelty includes 1.lack of sexual interest by wife,lack of cohabitation,even physical violent and mental harassment would include threatening to lodge false cases etc. In such circumstances a recourse to divorce on the ground of cruelty is available.

3. Desertion-:If both husband and wife living separately for period more than 2 years, then a decree of divorce on the ground of desertion may be applied for.

4. Adultery-:If any of the spouse has a relationship outside the wedlock then it would amount to adultery and its a valid ground for departing from the relationship. But you need witnesses and photographs for this, one may hire detective agencies to prove adultery.

These are the main grounds for divorce legally speaking but one must consult a lawyer before discussing with the partner. Because divorce involves payment of maintenance and alimony by the husband.

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By Adv. Nitish Banka
B.E LLB(HONS)
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Practicing Advocate District and High courts in Delhi/NCR