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6 Ways Social Media Can Tank A Marriage, According To Divorce Lawyers – Huffington Post

If social media has contributed to the increase in divorce, a simple question is why? Many couples find themselves discontent with their relationships and might find companionship elsewhere online. Dishonesty, lack of communication, comparing relationships or sharing too much personal information are all risks to marriage and being involved on social media.

6 Ways Social Media Can Tank A Marriage, According To Divorce Lawyers – Huffington Post

Three Ways to Make a Divorce Easier on Your Kids – Lifehacker

Divorce is never easy on a child. However, there are ways to make it easier, and a little more bearable. These ways include never arguing or engaging in conflict with the ex spouse in front of the child, reducing the amount of major life changes a divorce may bring, and making sure you take care of yourself through the stress.

Key Takeaways:

  • to make your divorce easier on your children minimize conflict between you and your ex
  • to make divorce easier on your children try to reduce the transitions/changes your children have to go through as a result of your divorce
  • to make your divorce easier on your children don’t forget to take care of yourself so that you can be there for your kids

“Changing schools, moving homes, change in quality of life due to change in household income, and eventually new partners for their parents—they’re all traumatic, and some may be necessary, but try to minimize them.”

http://lifehacker.com/three-ways-to-make-a-divorce-easier-on-your-kids-1785911276

10 Small (But Crucial) Things Your Divorce Attorney Wishes You Knew

There are many ways to make sure that your divorce goes through smoothly. Remembering to keep the emotional aspect separated from the actual legal aspect can make things easier for yourself and your lawyer. Having an open, honest professional relationship with your lawyer can keep an already tense situation from becoming worse, as well as remembering where the lines of personal relationship and professional relationship lie.

10 Small (But Crucial) Things Your Divorce Attorney Wishes You Knew

4 Expert Tips on Emotionally Preparing for Divorce

When divorce is pending in your life there are things you can do to ensure that you can heal and move on with all aspects of your life. These aspects include financial, parental, social, and emotional. While divorce is a hard thing, you can find healing by remember to take care of yourself and the things that are the most important.

Key Takeaways:

  • Most people see their financial situation change when they divorce. The quicker you look into the facts of your situation, then the sooner you can begin acclimating to a new reality.
  • Changes will have to be made. Accepting this fact means you are not continually living in an angry and hurt state of mind. No sense in crying over spilled milk. Accept it.
  • As parents emotionally adjust to their divorce, they typically beat themselves up for not being more perfect for their kids.

“The point is not to be perfect, but push yourself to direct your attention each day to what’s ultimately going to liberate.”

https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/having-sex-wanting-intimacy/201608/4-expert-tips-emotionally-preparing-divorce

Hubbard attorney disbarred for hiding $850000 in divorce case – WFMJ

David K. Roland, a Hubbard, Ohio attorney, has been banned in Ohio from practicing law because he knowingly concealed over $850,000 of his client’s marital assets during divorce proceedings. The Supreme Court’s decision was unanimous. The panel concluded that Roland committed numerous ethical violations that he knew were illegal and/or fraudulent.
They felt that due to Roland’s refusal to cooperate in the investigation, as well as his participation in an asset-hiding scheme, an indefinite suspension from practicing law was warranted. Furthermore, the board cited many cases where attorneys had been permanently disbarred for engaging in similar unethical activities and misconduct.

Hubbard attorney disbarred for hiding $850000 in divorce case – WFMJ

7 Inspiring Stories Of In-Law Friendships That Survived Divorce

We all know that divorce is complicated, however taking in-law divorces that survive friendship, now that is something that is rare! Ex’s of past relationships can still be in children’s lives during a new and fresh relationship, but does this really have now effect on the ‘new’ significant other? Ex in-laws can still be considered family even after a divorce. Many of the people in this article express things and explain their situations in ways to which we might not understand unless being given the odds ourselves. It just goes to show that the outlook you have on life really does reflect on how you live.

Key Takeaways:

  • You don’t have to give up relationships with your in laws after a divorce
  • You x in laws are not the cause of your split up and you can remain friends with them
  • There is no reason to make divorce more complicated than it already is.

“One of the toughest parts about divorce can be giving up a relationship with your in-laws ― but you don’t have to.”

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/inspiring-stories-of-in-law-friendships-that-survived-divorce_us_571ffd7de4b0f309baef28ee?ir=Divorce&utm_hp_ref=divorce

Why My Parents’ Divorce Was Actually a Blessing in Disguise – POPSUGAR

Divorce is always going to be difficult, nothing says simple when dividing a household. In the right situation divorce can be the better outcome for all parties involved. However that doesn’t mean you can’t navigate the shaky waters with love. Love has a way of bringing everyone together whether it is in separate households or under same roof.

Why My Parents’ Divorce Was Actually a Blessing in Disguise – POPSUGAR

The Golden Rule Doesn’t Work in Marriage

Sometimes all couples want is empathy from their significant other. This is good basic advise, be thought full of one another. This article talks about how that may not always be the case. While something may be significant for one member of the couple it may not be for the other, and that’s ok. Advise is given on how best to handle these situations that come up from time to time in all marriges.

Key Takeaways:

  • What your spouse needs may be different than what you need. That is OK, it doesn’t make it wrong or bad, it is just different.
  • So, to avoid all the unnecessary arguing and to create more connection, we have to start treating our spouse the way they need to be treated and filled up with love.
  • When we don’t know what our spouses love language is we start speaking our language to them.

“The Five Love Languages are Physical Touch, Acts of Service, Words of Affirmation, Receiving Gifts and Quality Time. These are the different ways we show people we love them.”

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/christianne-judy/the-golden-rule-doesnt-wo_b_11796014.html?utm_hp_ref=divorce&ir=Divorce