Breaking up with, separating from or divorcing a partner is difficult enough. When you factor children into the equation, it …
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It used to be that retired couples were divorce proof. Once a couple reached retirement, they could count on enjoying the plans they had been saving for and anticipating for decades. Unfortunately, thanks to those revolutionary Baby Boomers’ need to differentiate themselves from their parents, that is no longer the case.
Avoid the drama.
Prevent the trauma.
Divorce is not an easy process for anyone involved, especially children. Life will never be the same for your children, no matter how hard you try. Even when you do your best to keep things as “normal” as possible, your little ones are almost always the silent victims of your divorce. So, when divorce is inevitable, how do you put your children’s best interests first?
Divorce generally invokes uncomfortable feelings of betrayal, failure, loss, bitterness, anger, and revenge. There is no doubt, the adversarial tactics most frequently associated with divorce have given divorce its rightfully earned reputation of being negative, traumatic, life-altering, even debilitating. for some. But it does not have to be.