Key ways to make divorce less miserable

On Behalf of | Sep 23, 2019 | Divorce, Firm News |

Many people in Kentucky and other states would agree that when it comes to horrible life experiences, divorce would definitely appear high on the list. Unfortunately, it is a reality for almost 50% of all marriages. Thankfully, couples who are at the end of a marriage can do things to make the situation a bit more tolerable.

One of the worst things a person can do during a divorce is internalize their feelings. They may want to put on a brave face for family, friends and others. Instead of internalizing negative feelings, it would be better to lean on family and friends. Having a support system can help an individual no matter how difficult the situation gets. Another option would be to discuss their feelings with a therapist.

It is a good idea to build new experiences as quickly as possible that do not include the ex-spouse. The complexities of divorce increase the longer a person is married, but getting out there and meeting new people, seeing new sights and enjoying new experiences may ease some of the difficulties associated with trying to start a new life.

Exercise is beneficial for everyone, but it can be especially helpful for an individual who is going through all of the emotions associated with divorce. Physical activity can release endorphins that will improve a person’s mood and help them process thoughts. Physical exercise can help to defuse anger.

A person may turn to a family law attorney to get information about spousal support, child custody orders, property division, debt division and other matters relating to divorce. The attorney may be able to draw up necessary documents or represent their client in court.