Financial planning is an integral component of the divorce process, one made less difficult by enlisting professionals trained to guide you through each stage of evaluating and dividing assets.
Amicable divorce is characterized by compromise on the part of each spouse, and can lead to a more healthy negotiation of assets and a civil relationship down the line, minimizing unneeded stress for both parties.
Verbal abuse can take on many forms in a relationship, and is not confined to male perpetrators, as is commonly believed.
Divorce Coach Victoria McCooey shares her story of abuse with DivorceForce and provides insight on steps to take to extract yourself from such a situation and move forward in life.
While there is no set timetable when gauging your readiness for a new relationship, you must be willing to move past the emotional baggage of the past and be open to the prospects which await.
Before diving into a new relationship following a divorce, make sure you are emotionally prepared to invest the time and energy, and can rely on the counsel of a friend or therapist should you feel the need.
Moving on after divorce includes investing in your health and wellbeing, both physically and mentally, through practicing daily rituals designed to help you learn, heal, and ultimately grow.
In order to heal past hurts, it may become necessary to explore old wounds and fully process the lingering emotions evoked by recollecting them.
Moving on following a divorce may take some time, but the process begins by setting new intentions and attempting to break old habits en route to a more positive outlook on life.
Moving from the denial to acceptance stage following the end of a relationship can be a tricky endeavor, and will likely be a lengthy process as you attempt to work through the emotions in play.
A cheating spouse will often resort to a series of excuses, from projecting blame to reflecting on reasons for the infidelity, words which should be examined for their underlying significance.
Financial infidelity can lead to feelings of mistrust in a relationship, necessitating that both parties examine the larger issues at hand and map out a mutual plan of recovery.
Surviving infidelity is a difficult journey, especially as the cheater in the relationship, and takes a great deal of time and self-analysis in order to rebuild trust, gain self-respect, and begin to once again thrive in life.
Many unfounded stereotypes exist with regard to single mothers, ranging from a perception of increased promiscuity to a lack of education or desire to work, each of which has been disproven by a number of statistics.
Fathers who wish to pursue custody should consider what is in their children's best interests, taking into account factors such as work schedules and the degree of quality time which can be devoted to the children.
Your first year post-divorce is a crucial time to tackle some bucket-list items, on the road to embracing your newfound single lifestyle and future goals and aspirations.
DivorceForce talks with contributing writer Marina Sbrochi as she explains the steps she took to extract herself from an abusive relationship and channel that experience into helping to guide others to do the same.
When venturing into the world of dating following a divorce, it's important to focus on the present and those things you're looking for in a future relationship.
Summertime can be especially difficult for those dealing with a recent divorce, and so it's important to be proactive in making plans, joining support groups, and adjusting to life on your own during this period.
When attempting to move on following an affair, it's important to avoid playing the blame game as you learn to rediscover yourself and process the complicated emotions which may arise as you determine next steps.
Through a partnership with ProConnect member Corporate Capital Direct, DivorceForce was recently able to help small business owners procure PPP loans in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.
There are times when it's vital to take stock of your relationships and reevaluate how you would like to spend your time, and with whom, to avoid the pitfall of going through the motions.
By viewing marriage as a business contract with a renewal date, both parties may be more likely to put consistent effort into making the relationship work as it evolves over time.
To alleviate undue strain on a relationship, it's crucial to engage in constructive communication in order to determine mutually acceptable next steps suitable to your unique circumstances.
Religious conviction can leave some individuals questioning their faith when confronted with the prospect of divorce, even viewing such an action as a sin, and often encourages them to reexamine their relationship with God in the process.
Adopting mental mantras following a divorce can help to channel positivity about yourself, the divorce, and the steps you will need to take in order to move forward in life.
Faith can be a useful outlet during tumultuous times, especially a divorce, as it helps channel the underlying strength we all possess and allows us to better face obstacles and challenges.
Bryana Turner discusses the differences between divorce mediation and divorce litigation, and explains the benefits of approaching the process from a more amicable angle if feasible.
Divorce mediation is a cost-effective method of attempting to reach an amicable agreement between spouses, in an effort to eliminate the need for a potentially lengthy, emotionally damaging court proceeding.
It's imperative to present as much objective evidence as possible in making the best case for yourself in a divorce proceeding, which may include items such as emails, text messages, and voice recordings.
Adversity often teaches us to find our inner strength, by channeling resolve and tapping into a sense of self-awareness that allows us to let go, welcome growth, and take the leap of faith necessary to move forward.
When dealing with the divorce courts, it's important to have a realist assessment of your net worth and plan expenditures accordingly, while attempting to settle as amicably as possible for the benefit of all involved.
The most difficult aspect of divorce is knowing whether or not you will be okay once the process is complete, a prospect you must be open-minded to in order to be successful.
Narcissists crave feeling adored, powerful, and in control, and will often use this agenda to pit children against a former spouse in order to encourage favoritism.
The more knowledgeable you are about your financial assets, the better prepared you will be when it comes time to provide the necessary documentation to begin the divorce process.
When negotiating the distribution of assets during your divorce, prioritize what is truly important and worth fighting for, and let go of those items that have little sentimentality.
Spousal support appeals may be considered in situations where it is believed the trial court made an error, in which case the process will be repeated before a new ruling is determined.
Those who have received a stimulus check should take care to prioritize immediate expenses, while methodically planning for the future in deciding how to best use these funds.
There are numerous services available to assist non-custodial parents with providing child support, should their financial circumstances change.
LGBT couples often experience increased difficulty in obtaining custody through the court system, in the event of the dissolution of a marriage or partnership where children are involved.
Setting up a joint expense account with your former spouse can be instrumental in facilitating co-parenting efforts, and providing a level of transparency between both parties.
When selecting a divorce attorney, it's important to choose one who has a similar perspective to both your own and that of your spouse's attorney when it comes to resolving conflict and distributing assets.
Though there exists a stigma toward divorce as a behavior among certain religious communities, there is no indication that such disapproval extends to those individuals involved from God himself.
When beginning a new relationship, it's imperative to put the baggage of the past firmly behind you, by working through any residual emotions and ensuring you are fully committed to moving forward.
When addressing coronavirus fears among children, it's important for parents to emphasize the positives and focus on taking advantage of new opportunities during this temporary time of worldwide inconvenience.
DivorceForce talks to Claire Cappetta about her abusive relationship, and the measures she has since taken to ensure others are empowered to take control of their own situations.
When considering a separation, it's important for couples to determine the goal of such a transition, and take into account those parental and financial issues which will need to be addressed in the interim.
The key to preventing the dissolution of a relationship begins with identifying mutual needs, diffusing tension, and taking responsibility for words and actions in an effort to mitigate long-term damage.
Dealing with loneliness following a divorce can be a tricky trajectory, one made easier by developing connections outside the relationship, avoiding the inclination to self-isolate, and finding ways to celebrate your newfound independence.
It's important to adjust your mindset following a divorce, to avoid becoming caught up in a never-ending negative cycle which can ultimately prevent you from mentally moving on.
Moving on can be a difficult part of the divorce process, one made easier by learning to accept the situation and take steps to purge the past, address the present, and look toward the future.
When selecting a 'Divorce Crew,' it's crucial to consider whether this team of individuals supports your vision, shares your values, and instills the necessary level of trust.
The affects of parental alienation can be mitigated by having children consult with a licensed therapist, in addition to both parents undergoing co-parenting counseling.
Fathers coping with the after-effects of a divorce should prioritize self-care in the form of exploring their emotions, focusing on physical and mental well-being, and reinforcing their relationships with their children.
It's important to assess whether your desire for a new relationship following a divorce is framed by the right reasons, rather than as a result of lingering anger, a need for distraction, or a yearning to fill an emotional void.
Research suggests that life can improve for those who have gone through the divorce process, as those affected recognize and reprioritize their goals moving forward.
Cheating can be categorized a number of different ways, depending upon the particular situation and the personal understanding reached between you and your spouse.
As emotions run high amid the Coronavirus pandemic, take advantage of time spent at home with family to reconnect, relax, and revitalize your relationship.
DivorceForce spotlights five key professional organizations to know when navigating the divorce process, the requirements associated with membership, and the unique benefits derived from utilizing the services of those associated with them.
Dealing with Valentine's Day following a divorce or breakup doesn't have to be devastating. Follow these helpful hints to navigate through the day, and your life, with ease and enjoyment.
Diet plays a crucial role in daily life, especially during times of extreme stress, such as when going through a divorce. Learn how to optimize your energy, and receive the needed nutrients, with Sakara Life.
It's important not to isolate yourself when going through the divorce process. Make an effort to confide in a trustworthy friend who is willing to listen, provide perspective, and offer support through the transition.
When navigating through a divorce, it's important to lean on others for support, particularly those who fall into the following categories: never-married, divorced, married, young and old.
Same-sex divorce is viewed very differently in the eyes of the court, and often requires additional measures—and costs—especially as relates to child custody agreements and division of assets.
DivorceForce shares Leslie Shriner's story of inspiration, as she channeled her faith in order to overcome the obstacles faced during her divorce, all the while maintaining a sense of hope and optimism.
It's important to find things to feel grateful for while navigating the divorce process, whether embracing positive memories from the past, or appreciating the life lessons difficult times have taught.
The holiday season can be a wonderful opportunity for newly-single parents to separately bond with their children, establish new traditions, and even enjoy a little quality solo time.
DivorceForce talks to Christie Ray about the process of going through an amicable divorce, and the advantages to taking such a long-sighted approach.
It's important to take care of yourself, first and foremost, when moving on following a divorce—as well as those in your immediate circle—in order to begin to heal and cultivate healthy habits going forward.
Marital assets may be frozen via a restraining order, though this typically needs to be filed—and financial institutions notified—in order to take effect and prevent any prohibited alterations to the financial status quo of the marriage.
If you observe your partner admiring other women, it's important to ascertain whether your perceptions are accurate and worth addressing, or if they stem from your own insecurities.
A financial planner can provide the professional expertise required to assist both parties in the division of assets—both financial and tangible—during the divorce process.
Emotional affairs can negatively impact a marriage as much—if not more—than physical infidelity, as the straying spouse develops a deep connection with an outside party.
Dating after a divorce can be a tricky endeavor, one best approached by slowly reconnecting with friends and loved ones, and determining what type of lifestyle you'd like to live going forward.
Establishing a parenting schedule that works for both parties during a divorce can be a difficult task, one made easier by trying to remain flexible, while prioritizing the needs of the children.
The determination of spousal support, or alimony, varies from state to state, and is often dependent on factors including the length of the marriage and the income required for each party to retain his/her respective lifestyle.