Archive for April, 2012
Parents may find a divorce more challenging than a couple without offspring, but there are ways that mom and dad can end their marriage without damaging the minds or future of their children.
According to an article in the Huffington Post, there are common mistakes that parents make in telling their children that the marriage is coming to an end. Proper preparation and a well-thought out approach can help to ease the transition for kids to having a single mom and dad.
There are many ways that a couple can prepare for a divorce, but certain approaches may limit the quickness with which the split occurs and increase the amount of tension that exists between both people.
Though the former partners may want to be at each others' throats from the second that one person says they want to split, the best way to go about ending a marriage is to limit the negativity associated with the process. By limiting the arguments and fighting, a couple can put their future above the need to extract revenge.
The notion of divorce that many Americans have is largely based on movies, but the courtroom battle is a common scene in reality. Although there are alternative methods that remove some of the hostility of ending a marriage, some people still choose to go in front of a judge with their former spouse.
According to an article in the Huffington Post, divorce court should be the last resort, as having a stranger in a black robe deciding the future of both parties is something that should be a thing of the past.
The phrase “speed divorcing” has entered into the legal world, as certain people have employed this alternative method as a way of ending their marriage in an expedited and cheaper way than through the court system.
The length of time that it can take to divorce through the courts has left many people frustrated and seeking alternative ways to end their marriage, leading to the creation of things like speed divorcing events in Atlanta, Georgia.
Remaining financially stable during a split is often difficult, many times due to the high divorce costs and resulting attorney fees from a prolonged process for ending a marriage.
According to an article in the Huffington Post, there are a number of ways that individuals can remain solvent during the process. One of which is to limit the amount of money that is charged to credit cards, as purchases need to be monitored due to the high costs for attorneys, court filing fees and transport costs.
The length of a divorce trial can vary based on a number of factors, including who is involved and how much is at stake, but sometimes the process takes much longer than anyone originally anticipated.
The Silicon Valley Mercury News reported that a divorce involving former Yahoo president Susan Decker and her husband, for which the petition was filed in October 2007, could finally come to an end.
Once the decision has been made by a couple to get divorce, there is likely not going to be much positive interaction between the two individuals. According to an article in the Huffington Post, you cannot win an argument with an ex by arguing more.
The article noted that the nature of the interactions between both people following the decision to split is likely going to affect the divorce process. Many battles in court occur between couples that initially thought the end of the marriage would be an amicable occurrence.
People who go through a divorce often feel that it is one of the most influential moments in their life, and while certain individuals lament this break up, some seize the opportunity and use it as second chance.
According to an article in The Huffington Post, moving on following a split can be difficult for even the most independent people, as it is hard to take on challenges without the support of a spouse. Despite the loneliness that may come after a marriage breaks down, a person needs to relish this new freedom for a period before trying to re-enter the dating scene.
Americans' wellbeing differs greatly by marital status, according to data from the Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index. This study showed that a disparity exists between those who are married and those who are divorced.
The study highlights how Americans who are married have the highest levels of wellbeing and those who are divorced, specifically people who are separated, have the lowest levels. These groups score on the index at 68.8, 59.7 and 55.9 percent, respectively.
A number of factors have contributed to the growth of divorces for people over the age of 50, as the rise in this mature splits has risen over the past several decades.
Central Ohio News 10 reported that a growing number of divorces are occurring after 50 around the country, with a large number of these splits being initiated by women.