Social media has given us many great things in the last couple of decades, but it also presents very real threats to relationships. For many marriages, the availability of other partners through social media and the ease of reconnecting with a former girlfriend or boyfriend are some of the biggest causes of divorce.
When many couples divorce, one of the things that is most difficult to become accustomed to is the loss of one income into the home. This can make it financially difficult -- along with being hard on your emotions and mental state.
Co-parenting is not an easy job. There are bound to be disagreements on bed times, discipline, vacation schedules and more --- even between divorced or estranged parents who generally get along well. However, learning how to cope with common co-parenting issues can help you prepare for those issues that might be less common. Here are some issues that virtually all co-parents who live separately face:
Earlier this year, Alaska saw a new law go into effect. That law requires that courts now take an animal's well-being into consideration during a divorce. It also lets judges consider joint custody of a pet.
One thing many divorcing couples think long and hard about after how a divorce will affect their children is how a divorce will affect their finances. Will they be able to pay all of their expenses?
A recent study found that nontraditional roles in the home increased the chance of divorce. One newspaper asked several people why they thought this was. The answers were interesting.
Our previous blog post discussed some of the signs that you might be heading toward a divorce. While this might seem like a scary time, there is one way that you can help to reduce the stress that you are feeling. You can learn about the divorce process and how various factors will affect your divorce.
It's over. Your divorce is finally final. You may have mixed feelings about it, but that shouldn't stop you from making smart decisions where your finances are concerned. Here is a financial checklist to consider once your divorce is final:
When people get remarried later in life, there are generally more assets involved. First marriages often involve young couples who may struggle to pay basic bills. Second or third marriages often involve at least one person who has significant assets, such as stocks, real estate, pensions or even just a large amount of cash.
How far would you go to catch a cheating spouse? Read through their texts? Install a GPS tracker on their vehicle? Hire a private investigator?