Handling Divorce as a Parent


When you think of divorce, what comes to mind? For most people, the thought that something went wrong, one or both parties cheated with other people, or were abusive is the go-to line of thinking. 

However, for the most part, many people who choose to get divorced will have fallen out of love or realize they have nothing in common. Unlike the movies, it isn’t some big explosive event, more like a slow realization that actually this isn’t the life they envisaged for themselves. 

But when you have kids involved, how practical is it to get divorced? Staying together if you are unhappy for the kids’ sake isn’t always a good idea unless you are confident you can remain friends and coexist in the same space together. 

However, being open and honest with each other and your family can help you open communication lines so everyone can air their feelings in space can really help you make the best decisions for everyone involved. 

Being able to approach this situation maturely can help you avoid a drawn-out messy process that has implications that last far longer than the divorce process itself. 

Spokane Law Group Los Angeles created an infographic to open up the discussion on divorce and how it affects many different people, and why they reach this conclusion for their marriage. Choosing to consult with an attorney when contemplating divorce can help you to know exactly where you stand. 

Infographic Courtesy of  Spodek Law Group Los Angeles 

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LaDonna Dennis

LaDonna Dennis is the founder and creator of Mom Blog Society. She wears many hats. She is a Homemaker*Blogger*Crafter*Reader*Pinner*Friend*Animal Lover* Former writer of Frost Illustrated and, Cancer...SURVIVOR! LaDonna is happily married to the love of her life, the mother of 3 grown children and "Grams" to 3 grandchildren. She adores animals and has four furbabies: Makia ( a German Shepherd, whose mission in life is to be her attached to her hip) and Hachie, (an OCD Alaskan Malamute, and Akia (An Alaskan Malamute) who is just sweet as can be. And Sassy, a four-month-old German Shepherd who has quickly stolen her heart and become the most precious fur baby of all times. Aside from the humans in her life, LaDonna's fur babies are her world.

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