It’s easy to look back after a divorce, once the dust has settled, and say to yourself, ‘I should have seen it coming.’ Truth is, more likely than not, you really could have. When a partner is plotting to leave you, there are so many obvious telltale signs — and some not-so-obvious ones too. You may not be able to convince your partner to stay, but anticipating a divorce can at least give you time to equip yourself with the emotional tools and financial and legal advice to weather the storm.
There’s a change in their language
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They’re distancing themselves from friends and family
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There’s no talk of the future
You’re not getting any social love
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You’re not getting any physical love either
Shared passwords suddenly change
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Your partner has unexplained absences
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Your partner suddenly looks amazing
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They won’t let go of things
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You’ve caught them meeting privately with your banks or lawyer
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