Divorce is generally unpleasant. Oh sure, we all have that friend who sails through it with a smile on their face and a spring in their step, never exhibiting an outward moment of hesitation as they move through the divorce with an almost unicorn-like dignity and grace.
You've tried your hardest for years, but you just can't seem to make it work. You want out of your marriage. But how do you bring up the topic of divorce to your spouse without devastating them or triggering an all-out war?
Getting through divorce is never easy, no matter what the circumstances. If your energy is drained and you feel as though you're stuck, here are 25 sure-fire ways you can cheer yourself up and boost your energy while going through a divorce.
Many husbands are in complete and utter shock when their wives tell them they want a divorce. So when it comes to informing your spouse of your desire to end your marriage, you'll need to choose your time, place and words carefully.
It's no surprise pet parents are becoming a lot more serious about pet custody. The need to divide this member of your home can be painful and hold so much more value than the division of material possessions.
The goal for most divorcing couples is to get through the process as quickly and as amicably as possible. So if that's what you want, too (and unless you want to spend hundreds of thousands of dollars and waste years of your life, it should be), here are five tips for a more peaceful divorce...
It's important that you do whatever you can to keep emotion out of your negotiations. A counselor or coach can help you process your feelings constructively so you can gain the clarity you need to make smart decisions during the proceedings.
Chances are, when you got married, you and your husband were both equally excited to start your new life together. Unfortunately, when it comes to ending a marriage, the situation isn't always so balanced.