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How can I lessen the impact of my divorce on my kids?

Divorce is becoming a common experience in New York. But that does not make it any less traumatizing for the children who have to go through it. You may be divorcing your spouse because you feel your relationship is no longer healthy for you and your kids. All the negativity, arguing and lack of affection makes it hard for you to maintain a healthy and positive family dynamic. Although you may be divorcing your spouse for good reasons, your kids can still suffer from the impact of your separation. Their resiliency does not make them impervious to what is going on between you and their other parent. 

Separating finances during divorce: Part 1

When people get married, they combine their finances and households in hopes of living the rest of their lives together. But when it is time for them to divorce, they have a hard time separating their finances. Throughout their years together, they may have amassed joint debts, accounts, properties and other assets. Problems often arise when one spouse feels they deserve to receive more than what is fair or their partner is willing to give. According to DoughRoller.net, it is best for divorcing couples to eliminate all financial ties to each other. 

How to shield your kids from the negative effects of divorce

Many parents in New York are so caught up in their divorce battles with their partners that they often fail to consider how their situations affect their children. According to Scientific America, 1.5 million children have parents who are divorced. Many of kids become caught in the middle of things as their parents fight over custody and other important matters. Spouses who are committed to their kids' well-being should pay attention to how their actions during divorce can affect them. 

Mediate your way to a stronger post-divorce future

New York couples considering divorce know that they are in for a process that is long, stressful and potentially contentious. The end of a marriage is difficult for every member of the family, but there are ways that a couple can minimize the complication during this time of transition.

How to cope with the stress of divorce

Divorce can be a very scary and unsettling process for many people in New York. Not only do they have to separate their lives from their partners, but they also have to establish themselves and change their way of thinking. They may welcome these changes with open arms, but the stress that often comes with them and fear of the unknown can be hard to tolerate, states PsychologyToday.com.