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Divorcing in Massachusetts When You Have Adult Children

There are many Massachusetts couples who are going through a high-conflictDivorce 87.jpg marriage. But since these couples have children from their marriage, they sometimes wait until their children grow up and leave home for college to divorce.

Financial Strategies For Divorcing a Massachusetts Narcissist

In recent years, the word "narcissist" has crept into the popular vernacular toStress - Frustration.jpeg mean someone who's conceited and excessively self-involved. But even though self-confidence can be expressed in a way that makes a person condescending and obnoxious, narcissism is something more. It is a real psychological disorder above and beyond being someone who's merely full of themselves.

The Dangers of Not Getting Around to Making Their Massachusetts Divorce Official

Every so often, I receive a call from someone saying that they've been separatedDivorce 82.jpg for years from their spouse, but that neither party ever bothered to make the divorce official.

How to Save Text Messages For Your Massachusetts Divorce

As technology advances, it also impacts the way parties to a MassachusettsTexting 3.jpeg family law case may try to present evidence to the court. However, these advancements are not always for the better. One major development is the creation of cell phone apps that allow you to print off the text message from your phone.

Parents of Teenage Daughters More Likely to Divorce in Massachusetts

For many Massachusetts couples, maintaining a good relationship throughout theirFather and teen daughter.jpg marriage requires a great deal of hard work. A variety of factors can affect whether a couple is likely to divorce, including the stress of raising children. A recent study looked at the data surrounding marriages, children's births, and divorces and found some interesting results.

12 Reasons Why a Massachusetts Couple May Divorce

Even though a Massachusets divorce is an unfortunate reality of modern life, people still get married every day, and they hope that their partnership with their spouse will stand the test of time.

Divorce as a Young Person in Massachusetts

It may seem that most Massachusetts divorces occur later in life, at least due to Divorce 72.jpgstereotypes of divorcees in movies, and divorces that are widely-publicized, namely celebrities and politicians. Therefore, it may come as a surprise that the average age of divorce is actually 30, and that the divorce rates, at least for most age groups, has been consistently dropping since 1996.

The Five Stages of Grief During a Massachusetts Divorce

Many people have heard of the five stages of grief that we go through when a Grief.jpgloved one dies: denial, anger, bargaining, loss, and acceptance. This grieving concept was introduced in 1969 by the late Dr. Elisabeth Kübler-Ross in her book, "On Death and Dying." Although the concept was originally focused on how people handle death, these five stages of grief can also be used to help work through the emotional process of a Massachusetts divorce.

Don't Take Advice From Friends During Your Massachusetts Divorce

You just filed for a Massachusetts divorce and went to tell your siblings anDivorce 41.jpgd parents. You met with your best friend and gave her the news as well. Of course, she has advice about what you need to do next.

What to Expect From an Angry Spouse Who Doesn't Play Fair During a Massachusetts Divorce

I often tell people to monitor their responses to emotions during theDivorce 80.jpg Massachusetts divorce process. Being able to respond rationally to negative behavior from an angry ex during this time helps keep down the cost of your divorce and will make the process less conflicted.

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