Divorce can be an inherently contentious process. However, there are ways to minimize
the conflict, so the process can go more smoothly and with fewer obstacles.
If you have children, minimizing conflict is even more essential to ensure
they are better able to cope with this life-altering event. Continue reading
for some helpful tips.
Minimizing Conflict During the Divorce Process
The end of a marriage tends to bring up a lot of hurt feelings, sadness,
and resentment, which can make it easy for conflict and hostility to flourish.
The situation can particularly worsen if you are having a difficult time
agreeing on certain key issues, such as child custody or property division.
Below are some tips that can help you minimize conflict during your divorce:
Communicate through writing: Communicating with your soon-to-be ex-spouse in person or over the phone
can be challenging and the chances of getting involved in a serious argument
are high. Consider relying on texts, emails, or other forms of communication
that may reduce the potential for a blow-out argument.
Take a time-out on social media: Many of us often turn to social media to vent. However, even if your profile
is private, your spouse may end up finding out about your posts, especially
if you are speaking negatively about your marriage. To avoid further stoking
the flames, take a social media break. If you really need to vent, talk
to a close friend or family member.
Take care of yourself: Tending to your emotional well-being is essential to navigating your divorce.
Seeing a therapist or joining a support group can help you process your
feelings during this difficult situation and give you the tools you need
to navigate the feelings you are experiencing.
Getting through your divorce with minimal conflict can be trying, but if
you take care of yourself and learn to communicate more effectively, you
can minimize arguments with your spouse.
Discuss the Details of Your Divorce with a Member of Our Team Today!
If you are planning to divorce your spouse, do not hesitate to retain the
services of an experienced divorce attorney. At the Law Office of Kathryn
family law team is committed to getting clients through the divorce process and protecting
their interests. With more than three decades of experience on our side,
you can feel confident when you choose to work with us.
Reach out to our law office today at (713) 936-2300 to set up an initial case evaluation with one
of our attorneys.