Society holds general views on many things. One of these things is divorce. Now, societal views on divorce can change quite a bit over time. Many different things have the ability to shift such views.
One of these things is pop culture. Pop culture is something that is pretty much always around us. Given this pervasiveness, it is not at all surprising that pop culture happenings have the ability to influence how society views major life events like divorce. In recent times, there have been many different pop culture happenings (from books, to music, to movies, to TV shows, to celebrity news stories) with the potential to influence divorce views. Recently, a Huffington Post article put out a list of 10 pop-culture-related things that it sees as having impacted divorce views in the U.S. in the past decade.
How big of a role do you think pop culture plays in how divorce is viewed here in America? What recent pop culture event do you think has had the biggest influence on U.S. divorce views? What do you think are the main current prevailing societal views on divorce here in America?
Pop-culture-driven societal views on divorce may sometimes impact what sorts of views and expectations regarding divorce a person who is going into a divorce has. It is important to note that societal views/expectations on divorce can sometimes differ considerably from the reality of divorce and what is best for a given divorcing individual in their divorce given their particular circumstances. Thus, it can be important for a divorcing individual to make sure to not allow preconceived notions they have about divorce that come from pop culture and societal views on divorce to lead them to take actions in their divorce that are contrary to their best interests. Skilled divorce lawyers can help divorcing individuals with understanding how specifically their particular circumstances might impact what sorts of things might be in their best interests in their divorce.