People magazine divorce to dating in 20 days
David and Holly Petraeus don't fit the mold, say, of Arnold Schwarzenegger and Maria Shriver, since Holly Petraeus has not been nearly as prominent as her military-hero-turned-CIA-chief husband of 38 years.And we don't know, yet, whether their marriage will survive.
Most problems are manageable, but then something sends them into hyperdrive.It could be a change in jobs, health, children's lives, personal ambitions or any number of other triggers.Whatever balance had been achieved is undermined, and with it the ability to handle the issue and still have a decent marriage.Or she gets ambitious and he wants to relax, cut down, travel, and play golf.
Lack of communication and loss of trust are also issues that can seriously push a marriage toward divorce.
En español | By now, it's an old story: one-half of a high-profile and long-married couple — usually the man, truth be told — admits to having an affair.