Data published by the American Psychological Association shows that the United States' divorce rate currently hovers around 50%. Many spouses lose interest in being married soon after they realize that their relationship isn't one of the fairytales shown on television. This leads some spouses to cheat. Others grow tired constantly bickering over money. A recent thread posted to the social media site Reddit captures more startling reasons American couples have divorced.
Anyone who hasn't ever gotten divorced before would assume that a divorce is over and done with once a judge signs off on their final order. While that helps you get closer to reclaiming your life, there are a few things that you still need to do after a Florida judge signs off on your divorce decree.
When most people are asked what comes to mind when they think about the summer, they often mention school being out, warm days, barbecues and family vacations. For many couples, though, it's around this time of the year that they begin planning for their divorce.
You and your spouse are tired of fighting and have made the decision to split for good. You want to keep the process as civil as possible and salvage what remains of your co-parenting relationship.
As you've ventured out to eat in Kissimmee in recent weeks, you've likely seen quite a bit of youth in satin gowns. It's that time of year again for high schoolers to walk across the stage and get their diplomas. Sadly in recent years, the start of divorce season has coincided with the high school graduations.
There's a big difference between a marriage that's going through a difficult time and one that's just generally unhappy. Difficult times can be endured and even help a couple grow. An unhappy marriage can ultimately stifle both people's lives and make them downright miserable.
Anyone who's been through a divorce will likely readily admit that it takes an emotional toll on them. Ending a relationship with someone that you've been involved with is inevitably difficult. What you often don't hear, though, are stories about the financial toll that a divorce takes on them. It can take a pretty significant one on your credit.
At least 50 percent of all married Americans get divorced. While most spouses are familiar with having to divide up property like furniture, cars, houses and other valuable assets during a divorce, few think about what happens with their digital assets. It's important to do so though. There are certain steps that you should take the minute you decide to divorce to protect your online reputation.
Often, couples know that they want to get divorced, but they still do not go through with it because they're not sure how it is going to impact the children. Their reluctance isn't because they think that they can work out their issues -- they may not even want to -- but because they do not want to put their children in a tough position with their own decisions.
Divorce is going to change your future. There's no way around it. Some of those changes may be positive; if you're in an emotionally abusive relationship, for instance, you finally get relief from that. Some may be negative; if you have kids, you may not get to see them as much as you want. But, no matter what, there are going to be changes.