The decision to end a marriage often arrives after considerable thought and deliberation. While the divorce process can feel daunting, it may still be in an individual’s best interests as they move forward with their life. A divorce can dramatically impact one’s financial situation, so planning is paramount.
There are many people in California in unhappy relationships who may keep a sense of optimism about their and their partner's future together. However, there comes a point in many relationships where people are forced to admit that the problems they face are insurmountable, forcing them to decide whether they should continue to live with their unhappy situation or take action to seek the next chapter of their lives. Some reports suggest that many people make the decision to seek a divorce in January.
Movies and television shows would have viewers believe that the end of a marriage has to be filled with anger, bitterness and accusations thrown out in front of a judge. While there is no doubt that there can be negative feelings associated with a divorce, there are also couples in California who want the transition to their next stage of life to be as peaceful as possible. Though it is not the best option for everyone, many couples in California are choosing mediation to achieve this.
A couple that is struggling financially may be more prone to fights and disagreements. Money is one of the leading causes of problems in a marriage, and often, those issues can carry over during a divorce proceeding. Many people believe that adultery and behavioral problems are the reason their marriage is ending, but in reality, it is probably more likely that money is to blame.
Most people in California have plans for the future. Many of those plans include spending the rest of their lives with their spouse. However, even couples who have the best intentions find that their relationship is no longer functional, ultimately leading them to the decision that a divorce is in their best interests, as well as in the best interest of any children who are part of the family. Even so, the process can be difficult as couples adjust to the idea that their plans for the future must now be altered.
Ice thrown on fire? Dimmer of romantic ardor? Marriage killer?