Deciding to divorce is not easy, and unfortunately, the divorce process itself sets people up to make mistakes. You may be angry, sad, scared, or filled with anxiety over ending your marriage...and now you have the prospect of becoming entangled with the court system. If you are not careful, even small oversights or errors you make can result in a more difficult and costlier divorce.
While no two divorces are the same, there are common themes many cases have that can serve as an example for those who follow. Here are the top three mistakes I see people making in their divorces, and some suggestions on alternative responses.
Here's how to start over the right way.
You don't have to make the same mistakes that so many other people make.
Fathers are susceptible to dumb mistakes during the divorce process -- mistakes that drain their pocketbooks, hurt their relationships with their kids, and wreak havoc in every corner of their lives. When it comes to divorce, here are five big no-no's you don't want to do.
Feeling angry? While you may have excellent reasons -- don't take that to Court. Take that to a great therapist.