Dating after divorce with young kids
I knew he saw something I never wanted him to see and my marriage was over," she says."My children's happiness and welfare superseded any lingering feelings I had for their father and economic worries."9. Splitting will certainly affect your income—especially if you or your spouse depends on each other financially.There was the realization that home would never be the same.
Now married 16 years ("and counting," she says), she and her husband were able to move past their issues.The main question I asked myself was, 'Would life without my husband be better?' I've never doubted my decision and am a lot happier now."7. Separation can give couples a taste for what divorce would be like—and, in some cases, scare them into working things out, says Andreani."If you have a bonus-driven job, consider starting an action for divorce to set a cut-off date for finances," suggests Newman.
"However, if your spouse's job is bonus driven, you may want to separate and not file for divorce." That way, you'd still be entitled to those assets.10. Another practicality to consider: how you'll be able to obtain health care if you're on your spouse's plan.So if you're not 100% sure about divorce, then separate until you figure it out.