8 Steps to take BEFORE you call a lawyer.
Updated: Apr 25, 2019
You remember your wedding day like it was just yesterday. It was the happiest day of your life and all the stress of the months of planning in the run up to it dissolved as you gazed into the eyes of the person you were about to spend the rest of your life. You couldn’t possibly have predicted how things would be in the future, but now you’re at a cross-roads and you’re unhappy, out of love, and ready to move on to a new chapter without your spouse in tow.
Divorce is never easy. Sadness, guilt, anger, resentment, and anxiety about the future are just some of the feelings you might be experiencing. Sometimes you will go through ten different emotions in a single day. Some days you will just feel numb. Once the decision has been made, the important thing is to power through until the end. It will go by in a blur, with the days merging into one never-ending, nightmarish ordeal, but it won’t last forever. The sooner your property, assets and children are sorted and the process is over you can go back to normality and begin building your new life.
Divorces are expensive and time-consuming and take a serious emotional toll on the parties involved and any children that get caught up in it. The Divorce Advisors e-book aims to guide you through as much of the process as you can do yourself. It contains useful advice on the steps you should take to prepare for the divorce, including what you can do to protect your assets and make sure the welfare of your children is always the top priority. If you want to make sure you are ahead of the game and know exactly what is coming your way, this e-book is a must-read.
According to the e-book, the first thing you need to do before you start considering any of the more minor details is make sure you are doing the right thing. Divorce is a life-changing move so it is not a decision you take lightly. Before you make up your mind, you should try every other avenue to salvage the marriage. Talk to each other; share your thoughts and feelings; try to remember what made you fall in love in the first place. Remember that almost everything can be resolved if you are both willing and open-minded enough.
If you have exhausted all other options and still feel that divorce is the right option, you should spend some time working on your emotional and spiritual health to prepare yourself for what lies ahead. As mentioned, divorce take a heavy emotional toll and can cause all kinds of health problems, including depression, anxiety, stress, and insomnia. These can manifest themselves into physical symptoms and you could find yourself getting unwell more often than usual.
The Divorce Advisors e-book is a valuable tool for couples thinking about divorce. In addition to the advice it has on the practical steps you will need to take, it also contains important guidance on how to maintain your emotional and physical well-being throughout the process. Don’t make divorce any harder for yourself than it has to be. Get yourself this e-book and set your mind at ease.