This Video Of A Couple Getting A Divorce Proves Love Still Exists

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This Video Of A Couple Getting A Divorce Proves Love Still Exists
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No one ever said that marriage was easy.

As much as we don't want to admit it, falling in love and getting married is only half of the battle. But for some reason, we tend to put marriage on some kind of pedestal and expect everything to be perfect from the minute we walk down that aisle. 

And that just isn't realistic. You have to be prepared to work through everything together, through the good and the bad.

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A wedding is when you declare that you want to be with each other no matter what happens, because you have so much love for each other that nothing could come between you or lead you astray.

But for some people, it's easier to throw in the towel than to put in the work that your relationship needs to survive.

With the divorce rate skyrocketing over the past couple of years, it almost seems as if more and more people would rather take the easy road out instead of sitting down and working through their problems.

Take this video, for instance. According to Procter & Gamble haircare brand, "With the rapid economic growth of China, divorce rates are soaring." 

After being asked for a divorce, a wife pleads with her husband to hug her once a day for a month as a last-ditch effort to see if their relationship is really worth throwing away.

Even though this may sound cliché, this just cements why you should never give up on love without a fight.

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It can be assumed that before this couple came to this heartbreaking standstill, they experienced times that were filled with both happiness and sorrow. Times probably have been tense and there have times that you love to sit and remember because it meant so much to you.

So what makes this time any different?

When they recited their vows, one of the promises that they made was to be there for each other through thick and thin.

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Sometimes, things can get so rough that throwing in the towel may seem like the best bet for everyone involved, especially if you feel like there are irreparable damages that cannot be fixed.

Watching this video definitely makes me believe that giving yourself a chance to work hard at fixing your relationship, and just try to remind each other of how much you love each other and why you are together in the first place can really make all of the difference.

Trust that no matter how small, the sliver of hope beating in your heart will get you there.

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When Cassandra Rose isn't researching the latest viral news, lifestyle, and relationship studies, binge-watching YouTube videos (for science!), or creating vision boards on the hottest beauty and fashion trends on Pinterest, she's nerding out over her comic books and all things Sherlock Holmes.

Editor's Note: This article was originally posted in November 2014 and was updated with the latest information.