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Remaining strong and fighting for your rights in a divorce

On Behalf of | Jun 6, 2014 | Divorce

For many people who go through a divorce in Boulder, the process can be lengthy and challenging. They may be fighting with their estranged spouse and feeling beaten down by the whole thing. It can be particularly difficult if you have children whose lives you need to keep as normal as possible amid what is likely a time of sadness and uncertainty for them.

Anyone who is thinking about a divorce should know that it is not always easy to get what you deserve, but that does not mean that you should stop fighting for your rights. There are a few things that anyone can do to remain strong during one of the most difficult times of your life.

Attempt to put emotions aside when dealing with financial issues. Focus on what the financial numbers mean, and don’t let emotions cause you to make decisions you will regret later.

Expect the process to take a long time. It is more of a marathon than a sprint. If you have this outlook going in, they will be less worn out and discouraged.

Next, stay as physically healthy as you can. The divorce process will be draining, but you will feel the effects much more drastically if you lack sleep, eat poorly, stop working out and basically let all other aspects of their life fall apart. Physical health can improve mental health and vigor.

Finally, listen to the advice of others, and particularly your Colorado divorce attorney. He or she can be of great assistance during this time, and recommend other professionals, including financial advisors and therapists who can help you through the divorce and life after divorce.

Source: The Huffington Post, “How to Stay Strong and Get What You Deserve In a Divorce” Robert Pagliarini, Jun. 05, 2014