Dispelling some common divorce myths

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Dispelling some common divorce myths

On Behalf of | Aug 14, 2022 | Divorce

People who are unhappy in a marriage might not think that they’ll be able to go through a divorce. This is due in part to some myths about ending a marriage.

Understanding the truth about this event may help you to make the decision you feel is best for you without considering misinformation. For some, simply being able to put public opinions about divorce aside helps them to realize what they need to do.

Financial implications

Some people believe the old saying, “it’s cheaper to keep her,” but that’s not really the case. Instead, you need to look at all the financial aspects of the marriage and how they will impact your divorce. Be sure to think about the emotional turmoil that you’re having to deal with if you’re in a loveless marriage. You may come out better in the long run if you end the marriage.

Social concerns

Some people worry that their social circle will shun them if they divorce. While it is true that you may lose some friends, it’s not usually because of the divorce itself. Some friends may not want to have to choose between you and your ex or deal with the tension, so they simply walk away from you both. You may also find that after the divorce, you find a new social circle that works well with your new life and the hobbies and interests you have now.

Ultimately, you have to protect yourself during a divorce. Learn your options so you can determine what’s in your best interests. Working with someone familiar with these matters may help you to decide how to handle everything.

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