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September 2017 Archives

Older couples are choosing gray divorce over unhappy retirement

Retirement is finally a time to relax; at least that is the idea. An unhappy marriage induces stress, especially when parents can no longer focus on raising their children. Retired couples spend more time together than they ever have before. A growing number of aging adults refuse the prospect of being in an unhappy marriage when retirement arrives.

Strategies to ease the headache of a toxic divorce

Individuals going through a divorce in Illinois are likely to experience heartache and conflict even in the best of cases. However, those who are divorcing a toxic spouse could have it a lot worse. When it comes to divorcing a narcissist or high-conflict individual, there are a few ways to remove the toxicity from the process.

Divorce more likely for people in certain professions

Illinois workers who have jobs in the transportation or nightlife industry may be more likely to get divorced. Furthermore, the divorce rate of people who work in math or science may be lower than the national average, according to a study presented by FlowingData based on the 2015 American Community Survey.

Successfully co-parenting with a toxic ex

Toxic relationships between ex-spouses are all too common in Illinois and throughout the country. When children are involved, the dynamics of a negative co-parenting relationship can have devastating implications following a divorce. It is difficult to find methods dealing with a toxic ex due to the level of hostile emotions that are often involved. However, there are some ways to manage the exchange between unhappy exes that can result in a safe and happy environment for the children.

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