J. Melanie Slaughter, P.A.
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Are you prepared to deal with a divorce?

Florida residents might be ready to end a marriage. People decide to divorce for a myriad of reasons, and each divorce is unique. However, divorce, at its core, is a legal process, and it may be difficult to separate feelings and emotions from court proceedings. 

Many people feel overwhelmed and scared when considering what it will really be like to start over alone, without the presence of a spouse. Experts offer some handy tips to cope with the emotional aspects of a divorce. Though each individual may experience feelings ranging from anger to grief, there are some common threads that can help a person transition to a new way of life. 

It is recommended that a person do his or her best not to dwell on blame, because it doesn't really matter whose "fault" it is. If there are children involved, both parents should attempt to present a united front, explaining to the children that a split is for the best and everything will be alright. People who are overcome by anger may enjoy venting through physical activity, while people who feel sadness or grief may do well to find a hobby or a group activity where they can be among friends and find new things to which to look forward. 

While, certainly, divorce is an emotional process, it is also a legal process. If a Florida resident is considering a divorce, he or she may want to consult an experienced attorney. An attorney can help a client separate feelings from law and help work toward a smooth divorce process. The sooner a divorce becomes final, the sooner a person can look forward to starting over as an individual and exploring all the exciting new things he or she will experience as a single person. 

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