The end of a marriage is a difficult and emotional time, and Tennessee readers may know how hard it can be to manage feelings of anger and grief during this process. While it is completely normal to experience difficulty during a divorce, it is important to manage these feelings. Emotions should not dictate how a person makes important decisions.
It's not surprising that most children whose parents have split up dream of the day when they're back together again. It's human nature for kids to want their family to look like it did before the divorce of their parents, but leading them to believe that might happen is not in their -- or anyone's -- best interests. Divorced Tennessee parents need to make sure their kids don't have any unrealistic expectations when it comes to reconciliation.
Breaking up can cause financial hardship. What once might have been a two-income household is a single family household. Many aspects of a Tennessee couple's financial life will be impacted by divorce. In particular, there are many issues connected to Social Security and retirement accounts.
When you decided to divorce, you determined that you were not going to let it ruin your children's lives. You understood that there would likely be challenges, but you figured that with lots of love and support to go around, you'd all fare as well as possible as you helped each other move on toward a happy, new lifestyle.
There is no doubt that some of the most contentious aspects of divorce revolve around children. Between custody and support matters, there is a lot for divorcing spouses to argue about.