We are not here to tell you any fairy tales. Divorce is never fun and it will stress you out and you will feel at the end of your rope a few times.
You struggled to make it work, perhaps for years. You lived through lies, deceptions and made excuses for your situation. You brushed off concerns your friends may have had and ignored what needed to be done for a very long time. And while you wished for something better, you knew you had to be done with this. So you filed for divorce.
And now your divorce is final and you are free to do with your life what you want to do. But right now, all you want to do is crawl up into a ball of despair and mourn the loss of your marriage. After that, you will spend an hour or six fretting over what will happen in the next chapter of your life.
Now that you are free, it’s time to look to the future and the wonderful times you will have. That’s right, divorce is not the end of the world, it is the beginning of something new and exciting. You may not feel it at the moment, but there are many benefits to being divorced.
The Law Offices of Loomis and Greene, your family law office in Loveland, offers the benefits of divorce.
The Kids are Better Off
You thought that sticking it out for the sake of the children was a good reason for not getting a divorce, but then you finally realized you were wrong. The kids will appreciate visiting mom at her place and visiting dad at his place. For them, it is so much better than when the whole family was living in dysfunction under the same roof.
Having mom and dad living apart is so much better than having to listen to them argue and spew hatred at each other. The tension was so thick it could be cut with a dull knife.
When you free yourself from an unhappy marriage, your kids benefit the most.
You are young and have much to give. In all likelihood, you will wind up meeting someone very special. You may even get married again someday.
It is nothing you need to rush into, but when the time is right, you will seek a relationship. And when you fall in love again, don’t be intimidated by your divorce. A study has found that people who remarry are less likely to get divorced. The Marriage Foundation found that 45% of first marriages end in divorce while only 31% of second-time newlyweds are destined for divorce. You have got to like those odds.
You are Healthier
Some people praise marriage as a health-boost. And while this is true, a bad marriage is very unhealthy and it will take a toll on you physically and mentally.
There is a plethora of evidence that bad marriages can be worse for your health than if you were single. That is, being in an unhealthy marriage can increase your risk for cancer, arthritis, heart disease and depression.
If you are going through a divorce and need an attorney, give the Law Offices of Loomis and Greene a call.