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August 2019 Archives

Post-divorce co-parenting tips

There will come a point when your divorce is in the past and you need to turn your attention to the future. As challenging as it may be to move on, doing so will help put your children in the best position to succeed.

How divorce can impact a person's health

Ending a marriage is an upheaval at any age, but it can be especially difficult for those who are over the age of 50. In fact, divorce is ranked number two on the Holmes-Rahe Stress Inventory. Divorce rates are rising for those who are over the age of 50 in Texas and throughout the nation in spite of the fact that they are staying steady or falling for younger people.

The reasons why marriages don't last

According to a study in the Journal of Sex & Marital Therapy, many divorces in Texas and around the country occur because the relationships aren't fulfilling in some way. The study asked 2,371 people who were in heterosexual relationships why their marriages came to an end. Of those who took part, 47% said that they simply were not in love with their partners anymore. In some cases, people simply didn't have feelings for their partners after many years or decades together.

Prenups make sense where there are business concerns

The perception of prenuptial agreements has been changing for a number of years, in Texas and across the country. Where mentioning the idea a few years ago may have resulted in an argument, prenups have now become much more commonplace and less taboo. This is due at least in part to their usefulness. While no one goes into a marriage planning to divorce, having a prenuptial agreement in place before the marriage begins can alleviate a number of financial and psychological stresses if divorce becomes a possibility.

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