A lot of people start thinking that they're interested in divorce, but they're worried to go through with it. What are some of the most common worries?
Fortunately since the 1980s, divorce rates have been decreasing across this country. In fact, some statistics show that only a third of married couples ultimately seek out a divorce, much less than the 50 percent we used to hear about.
Getting divorced was not your dream when you got married. You may think of it only in a negative light, even if it's what you and your spouse want and you know it's the right decision -- perhaps because you're trapped in an abusive relationship, for example.
You may think of the end of your divorce as a goal to be reached, and it is in many ways. However, it's not "the end" of the situation when you have kids. You'll still be connected to your ex through your children, and they'll still have a lot of questions about what comes next or where you stand. Some questions they ask may be:
So you are getting divorced, but you and your spouse signed a prenup years ago, when you got married. You think it will solve most of your legal issues right up front, and you're certainly glad you have it in place.