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Gregg R. Lewis
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What is the secret to an amicable divorce?

| Apr 27, 2018 | High Asset Divorce |

If you believe it is possible for you to have a drama-free divorce in Columbus, you are on the right track to achieving one. Divorce is not easy, neither is moving on. Besides having concerns about property division and child custody, you might be wondering how you and your partner can resolve your separation without dragging out the proceedings and badmouthing each other. 

Amicable divorces are possible, but they require a lot of work. If you and your soon-to-be ex-spouse are determined to remain on good terms during and after your divorce, consider the following pointers. 

Do not let others in on your business 

You and your partner must establish boundaries for your family and friends. Keep pertinent information about your divorce to yourselves. Though you might feel the need to vent and say bad things about your spouse and issues you might encounter during the divorce process, you never know how the things you say may be interpreted and shared with others. To keep confusion down, keep private information about the divorce between you and your spouse. 

Evaluate your situation 

According to the Good Men Project, it is ill-advised for anyone to rush through the divorce process. No matter how much you and your partner might want to finalize things, you must allow enough time for you both to process the gravity of the situation and consider possible settlement terms to ensure you both are comfortable with the outcome. 

Get support from those you trust most 

Just because you are not sharing the sordid details about your divorce with your friends and loved ones does not mean you should not reach out to them for support. Divorce is frightening enough without having to go through it alone. Surround yourself with friends and loved ones. Hang out with them and learn new hobbies to help keep your mind off the negative aspects and feelings you may have about your situation. 

Regardless of the reasons you are divorcing your partner, the process does not have to be full of hate and animosity. The right approach, teamwork and mindset are essential ingredients for an amicable divorce.