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.
As we pack away our summer sandals and dust off our fall boots, your kids enter a new school year. Child custody arrangements are relatively simple during the summer – your family spends a week at the beach, your child spends a week at soccer camp but otherwise, you have your days with the kids, and your ex-spouse has theirs.
We have all heard negative stories about divorce. The word divorce often elicits images of a nasty process. We think of anger, big arguments, court hearings and negativity It is easy to see why this would be the case. Most people do not take a vow and build a life with the expectation of it ending with divorce.