It may be very difficult to broach the issue of a prenuptial agreement when you are picking out wedding invitations or planning your bachelor party, but in the long run the benefits outweigh any risks in terms of certainty and protecting your business assets. Another clear benefit of entering into a prenuptial agreement is to see how well you communicate with each other about difficult financial issues.
Times have changed. In the not-too-distant past, prenuptial agreements were not for everyone. The vast majority of people got married without one. The general consensus was that such agreements were only for the 'rich and famous.' In today's climate, people are seemingly more sophisticated than in the past.
The "temporary incompetence" of clients due to their emotional state and the attorneys' paternalistic attitude toward clients create a lack of understanding on the part of both the attorney and the client. This is the legal equivalent of a ship that hits rocks, runs aground, veers off course, and possibly sinks.