6 New Year Resolutions for Navigating Divorce

For many, the new year signifies a fresh start and an opportunity to make positive life changes. If you’re considering divorce, this can be a time of tough decisions about moving forward in your life.

Below are some resolutions for navigating divorce in the new year:

  1. Be prepared to compromise
    Divorce involves difficult decisions and compromise is key to reaching mutually beneficial outcomes.
  2. Be organized & set a budget
    Gather and organize your financial and personal documents, including income, expenses, assets and debts. This will help you make informed decisions regarding your budget moving forward.
  3. Find a qualified divorce attorney
    Divorce is a complex and emotional process. It’s important to have an experienced professional to guide you through the process.
  4. Take care of yourself emotionally and physically
    Prioritize self-care, exercise, and healthy eating. Take time for yourself and seek support from friends, family, or even a therapist when needed.
  5. Co-parent wisely
    Communicate respectfully with your co-parent. Avoid fighting, name-calling, or speaking negatively about your ex in front of your children.
  6. Explore new interests
    Take the opportunity to try something new and explore your own interests. You could start a new hobby, volunteer in your community, or take a class in something you’ve always wanted to learn. Trying something outside of your normal routine is a great way to start off a new year – and new life.

If you have questions or are looking for advice about your specific situation, please contact me directly at 248.855.5656 or [email protected].