New Year, New Start – Divorce Tips For 2015

The start of the year is often a time for reflection and this includes relationships. If the festive period didn’t rekindle the love you once felt for your husband or wife and they are becoming unbearable to stay married to – here are 5 tips to prepare for divorce.

Think about the children
Divorce can be particularly tough on children. Think carefully before you make the ultimate decision and seek advice on how to prepare them if divorce is definitely on the cards.

Who’s moving out?
Seeking a divorce is only the beginning of a long road where many important decisions will need to be made. Getting a divorce means you probably won’t want to be in the same house as each other so someone will need to move out.

Try an maintain some communication
Good communication can make a divorce less stressful so try and keep the lines open even if it’s by email.

Continue to be a good parent
It’s easy for the attention to be taken away from the children in the midst of a divorce which can lead to important things being missed such as who’s picking up the children from school or who is responsible if a child gets ill and needs to be sent home.