There are a lot of ways in which those involved in a motor vehicle collision suffer, not only with regard to their financial well-being but also in terms of their health, emotions and many other aspects of life. Some people experience additional hurdles in the wake of an accident, such as problems in their personal relationships. These problems sometimes have a negative impact on a marriage or cause close friendships to deteriorate, and there are various reasons why accidents bring on such difficulties.
For starters, when a spouse is seriously hurt in a crash, a marriage (or long-term partnership) is often affected in different ways. It is often very hard for someone to deal with a partner who was very independent and active becoming dependent and immobilized. Their lifestyle likely changes in different ways and some people become irritable or unable to remain in a functional relationship. Moreover, many crash victims experience noticeable changes to their personality, whether they struggle with anger, depression or some other emotional hardship.
Victims of auto accidents must try to protect various aspects of their lives, such as their personal relationships and their career. However, this is often incredibly difficult and many see these relationships crumble in the wake of a crash, which makes the accident even more devastating and gets in the way of their recovery. This is yet another example of how devastating motor vehicle wrecks are and highlights why reckless drivers cannot get away with their actions. Our accidents page covers a number of other topics related to recovering from a collision.