Although you have made the decision to end your marriage, the divorce process means that you aren’t finished dealing with your spouse. And if you have kids, then you will need to learn to get along with your ex long after the divorce is concluded.
Even if you’ve been through a rough breakup before, the emotions you’ll go through during a divorce can be taxing. While you can expect other types of relationships to come and go, the end of a divorce will bring new and intense emotions. You’ll have to change your perspective on the relationship and grieve both over the past and the loss of your future. However, knowing what emotions to expect can help prepare you to move on to the next stage of your life. Some of these emotions include:
Individuals contemplating divorce or other family law matters need to schedule a consultation with an attorney and obtain legal advice if they are considering a divorce so that they know their options. Sometimes individuals may make promises about what they will be doing in a divorce settlement either without having full information about their options, or sometimes make such a statement out of anger or guilt. Individuals can make serious mistakes in how they go about ending their marriage when they are discussing it prior to obtaining legal advice about their particular situation. Continue reading