When we are angry at our spouse, it can be easy to get ahead of ourselves in the heat of the moment. Many think that they should run out and hire a lawyer when they feel they have had enough. Jumping into action instead of settling down and getting your wits about you can end up costing you more money and causing more stress in the end. It takes time to out of a marriage, just like it took time to get into it. Take your time to work through the process logically so you can move on peacefully.
- Early separation can be exactly the wrong time to divvy up your assets, let alone make critical decisions about your future.
- The fact is, it takes time to get over a divorce, no matter how quickly you dispense with the legal details.
- We’d agreed to keep our divorce out of court, and I’d seen too many bad divorces caused by rushing to decide and divide.
“Early separation can be exactly the wrong time to divvy up your assets, let alone make critical decisions about your future. It’s hard to think objectively the week after your spouse moves out.”