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Reasons why gray divorce is on the rise

These days, ending a marriage is not something that is considered uncommon. It may come as a surprise to some, but the overall divorce rate in Texas and across the United States has been on the decline over the last few years. However, among one specific demographic, the rate of divorce has skyrocketed. In a phenomenon known as gray divorce, more and more couples over the age of 55 are calling it quits. Here are some reasons why.

How to recover financially after a divorce

In the United States, nearly half of all marriages end in divorce. This means that thousands of people in Texas and across the country will go through this type of family law proceeding at some point during their lives. It's no secret that divorce can be devastating not only psychologically, but also financially. The following advice may be helpful to those who find themselves struggling financially after a divorce.

Mistakes for men to avoid during a divorce

Ending a marriage can be a tough and exhausting experience for anyone. For men, however, divorce can present unique challenges. Men are stereotypically thought of as the stronger sex, and in a majority of marriages, the husband handles the finances. Because of this, there are a multitude of resources available in Texas to help women through a divorce, but men can struggle to find the help they need. Here are a few common mistakes that men should steer clear of amid a divorce.

Advice to consider for a more peaceful divorce

Without question, ending a marriage is one of the most difficult life events that an individual can experience. During this time of intense emotions and vulnerability, it can be very easy for a person to spiral out of control. For Texas residents going through a divorce, the following tips may help make for a smoother transition.

Working through joint custody challenges after divorce

Becoming a parent typically means becoming tied to the other parent no matter what. While this arrangement may not seem problematic to happily-married couples, it could cause an issue for individuals who choose to divorce. Certainly, ending a marriage does not end parenthood, but if individuals opt for joint custody, it commonly does mean continuing to work with an ex.

Helpful advice for fathers going through divorce

Ending a marriage can be emotionally, psychologically and financially devastating. For fathers, the experience of a divorce can present unique challenges that are often not openly discussed. Men are stereotypically thought of as the stronger sex, so it is not uncommon for fathers to be reluctant to seek help. These tips may be helpful for Texas fathers who find themselves suddenly single.

Financial mistakes to avoid during a divorce

No couple gets married with the intention of one day ending the marriage. According to recent statistics, however, over half of all marriages in Texas and across the country end in divorce. Divorce can definitely be psychologically and emotionally challenging, and it can also be a very expensive process. Here are a few financial mistakes to avoid when going through a divorce.

Tips to manage stress during divorce

The end of a marriage can be emotional and stressful experience. When couples get married, the furthest thing from their minds is divorce. However, some statistics say that about half of all marriages in Texas and across the United States will end in divorce. The following tips can be helpful to manage the stress that is common when spouses separate.

Settlement agreement process may make divorce easier

Getting divorced is generally not a pleasant process for both emotional and financial reasons. However, one way to make this life-altering process easier is to pursue a divorce settlement outside of court. Here is a glimpse at how the settlement process works during this type of family law proceeding in Texas.

Divorce can emotionally affect adult children

A marital breakup in Texas can understandably be hard on young children, but it can also be challenging for adult children. This is particularly true for adult children who are close to both parents. A few tips may help those getting a divorce later in life to protect their adult children from unnecessary pain and drama during this type of family law proceeding.

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