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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.

Divorce does not have to be wrought with conflict

A marital breakup can quickly spark both emotional and financial conflict. After all, two divorcing spouses in Texas essentially have to break apart what they may have spent years or even decades building together. However, a willingness to see the other side's viewpoint may go a long way in helping to resolve divorce issues in the most amicable way possible.

Couples therapists generally leave divorce decision to couple

The goal of a couples therapist is to help two married people to better understand each other's wishes and needs. However, sometimes this is easier said than done in Texas. Should the therapist suggest that the couple get a divorce if the future of their marriage looks bleak?

Gray divorce may ruin retirement plans

More married couples in Texas and elsewhere are deciding to breakup near their golden years. This may seem like a convenient time to break up a marriage since the children are grown at this stage of the parents' lives. However, from a financial standpoint, it can be an inconvenient time to get a divorce.

Counseling may be a wise move prior to filing for divorce

The process of getting divorced in Texas can certainly take an emotional and a financial toll on a couple. However, sometimes, divorce can be avoided. Counseling may be an option for couples who are on the fence about getting divorced and are interested in trying to preserve their marriages first.

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