Imagine that a couple, Judith and Edward, divorced after one decade of marriage. They met in graduate school where they both held assistantships in the business school. After graduation, Judith started a financial services company, earning $155,000 per year, and Edward pursued a doctorate in business. He currently holds a research and teaching position at the local university, earning $82,000 per year. Each serves on boards of service organizations and is highly respected in the community. In fact, because Judith and Edward seemed to be an ideal match, their friends and relatives were surprised when the two divorced.
Discuss at least two situational factors that contribute to a romantic relationship breaking up. Substantiate your answer with reasons.