As New York residents know, marriage dissolution will drive you crazy.
So, how do you get through a
divorce without losing it? A recent article discusses some valuable tips for divorcing
individuals. The source reports that there are five main steps that help
facilitate the departure from your former loved one.
The first tip is to separate from your spouse as soon as you can. If possible,
you should physically remove yourself from your ex before the divorce
filing. If you have come to the point where you can no longer be committed
to this person, you probably should not live with them. It creates a very
unhealthy and stressful environment. Furthermore, conflicts will probably
escalate if you continue to live in such a tense environment.
Second, the article recommends that you employ an experienced attorney
that you trust. If you are going through the financial and emotional problems
of divorce, you need an attorney who can logically settle your problems.
This will help ease your anxiety. The source explains that if you are
not sold by the end of your first consultation, you should probably look
for another one.
Next, the article suggests that you set aside time to work on your financial
disclosures. It can be difficult to complete the financial forms required
for a divorce case. These forms take time and serve as a reminder of what
is actually happening. Nevertheless, if you block away a series of two-hour
time slots, you will have these filled out in no time.
Furthermore, you should develop a list of priorities as you sort through
the divorce settlement. There are so many factors involved in a separation--children,
property, debts, etc. You should organize a plan of how to resolve these
issues. What is most important to you? What do you want to get out of
this process? That way, when you begin the divorce proceeding, you will
have your concerns addressed in a timely manner.
Finally, the article suggests that you should commit to an exercise regimen.
It will help you relieve your stress and keep you healthy.
It is completely natural to be upset and stressed when you are confronting
a divorce. While these tips are not lifesavers, they can inevitably ease
some pain as you navigate through this difficult process.
Source: The Huffington Post, "Going through a divorce without going crazy," Edra J. Pollin, Feb. 2, 2012