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6 signs your marriage won't last a year

INSIDER Logo By Sara Hendricks of INSIDER | Slide 2 of 7: One warning sign of a potentially unstable marriage can appear before the wedding even happens. "Even as early as the wedding planning phase, one party might want to have an extravagant celebration and be willing to incur debt for it while the other might be content with a small dinner for family and closest friends," Kelly A. Frawley, a partner at Kasowitz Benson Torres LLP's matrimonial and family law department, told INSIDER.Planning a wedding can be  incredibly stressful for everyone involved, so some arguments are inevitably bound to happen during the lead-up to the event. But if the fights are intense, always about the same thing, and reveal vastly differing opinions on what the wedding should  entail and cost, it might be worth taking a step back and giving the relationship some extra consideration.Read more: How to make planning a wedding stress-free

1. There is excessive conflict when planning the wedding

One warning sign of a potentially unstable marriage can appear before the wedding even happens.

"Even as early as the wedding planning phase, one party might want to have an extravagant celebration and be willing to incur debt for it while the other might be content with a small dinner for family and closest friends," Kelly A. Frawley, a partner at Kasowitz Benson Torres LLP's matrimonial and family law department, told INSIDER.

Planning a wedding can be incredibly stressful for everyone involved, so some arguments are inevitably bound to happen during the lead-up to the event. But if the fights are intense, always about the same thing, and reveal vastly differing opinions on what the wedding should entail and cost, it might be worth taking a step back and giving the relationship some extra consideration.

Read more: How to make planning a wedding stress-free

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