A divorce is an emotional and complicated situation, and it’s very important to know about the legal aspects of the process, including what rights you have and what steps you must take in court. However, this is more than just a legal process, so it’s also good for those in Arizona to read over the following bits of advice that were given by others who had been through a divorce.
— Taking the high road is not always going to be easy, but it can definitely by worth it.
— Parents always have to remember that they are both still parents to their children, so, no matter how angry or hurt they feel, they should not insult the other parent in front of the children.
— Lawyers are there to do a specific job, and it’s good for parents to step back when possible and just let them do it, even if this means not being in control of every little detail.
— Children should always be the most important factor when making any decision.
— You must know what things are worth the time and energy to fight over. Some things definitely are, but you don’t want to waste all of that energy on battles that aren’t worth it. You definitely don’t want to fight with your ex over everything just out of spite.
— Remember that losing items and possessions isn’t the end of the world, even if it feels unfair. Any material things can be bought again and replaced in time. Focus mostly on the things that you can never get anywhere else, like having the right to spend time with the kids.
Source: Huffington Post, “20 Powerful Pieces Of Advice For Those Going Through A Divorce,” Brittany Wong, accessed Sep. 24, 2015