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Florida Family Law and Divorce

Why Divorce is Healthier for Your Family than an Unhappy Marriage

Constant fighting can cause more emotional damage than a divorce. An Orlando divorce attorney can help


Posted on February 19, 2017

Do you feel stuck? Have you thought about divorce, but worry it may be the wrong decision? This situation is a constant struggle that many married couples go through. They worry about the consequences of divorce, what others will think of them, and even how they will survive on their own, even though they are unhappy in their current marriages. However, many couples do not consider the negative consequences of staying in an unhappy and broken marriage.

You Put Your Life on Hold

When you choose to remain in an unhappy marriage, you may be putting your life on hold. You also may be merely prolonging the inevitable. In the meantime, you are living every day in fear, misery, and stress, and you are not engaging in the things that make you and your family happy.

Children Take Notice

One of the most common reasons cited by couples for remaining in an unhappy marriage involves children. However, many do not realize how sensitive children are and how easily they pick up small signs. Child psychologists have weighed the pros and cons of continuing to cohabitate while there is family discourse and believe children may benefit more from residing in two happy households rather than together. Constant fighting and discord in the home can cause even more emotional damage than a divorce might. The bottom line is that you know your family better than anyone and if you find happiness, the rest are sure to follow suit.

Divorce and Financial Considerations

Debt and saving habits are one of the main reasons couples decide to divorce. One party is a saver and the other a spender. Should you choose to ‘stick it out' you might be responsible for the significant debt that is being accrued by your spending spouse.

What to Do

It may seem simpler to remain a married couple. Although the process may seem overwhelming, the right family lawyer can make it more manageable. Hiring a professional divorce attorney can help to ease the process. If you are considering divorce, but are worried about the logistics of the divorce proceeding, it is important that you hire a professional attorney that knows how to fight for you. The lawyers at The Roberts Family Law Firm will not only aggressively fight for your interest but will also be sensitive to your unique situation. To speak with one of our experienced divorce lawyers in Orlando, call us today at 407-426-6999, or fill out the online form located on this page and we will contact you shortly.

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