Just because your spouse wants a divorce does not mean you have to agree with it! Many marriages are ended to quickly, due to the unwillingness of either or both parties to communicate and attempt to rebuild the love they once shared. It is important to attempt to explore all options to save your marriage, because once the divorce proceedings begin, it is very uncommon for the marriage to be revived. If possible, be sure to discuss all issues at hand and work towards a mutual understanding in stride to reconcile and rebuild your marriage.
Divorce is something that slowly builds. It is rarely something that happens over night. Your spouse may have made up his or her mind up long ago that divorce is the only option. If this is the case, it is not in your best interest to attempt to legally fight or prevent the divorce. Your best defense to prevent the divorce is to attempt to save your marriage. This may sound a little obvious, but this simple approach is often forgotten. Please keep in mind that divorce is something that builds slowly, the process of reconciliation is a slow process as well. Do not expect miracles over night. Stop placing the blame. Try to establish trust. Take the time to listen and understand and recognize your goals as a couple.