Carolann M. Aschoff, P.C.

Divorce -- life-changing and survivable

Human nature does not lend itself to change easily. While some people adapt to change quite comfortably, others find it much more difficult. Divorce is life-changing and probably one of the more stressful situations a person may have to go through.

Divorce can be something one decides to do, or it can be thrust upon a person, sometimes quite unexpectedly. New Jersey people going through a divorce may benefit from realizing that adapting to this change in their lives is definitely not impossible. The following guidelines may be of some help to newly divorced individuals or those currently going through the process of divorce.

One of the first things to realize is that divorce is legally and emotionally complicated, and no matter how prepared someone appears to be, there may be times when confusion can set in. One should never lose sight of the fact that help and advice are always at hand, both legally and emotionally. While there is always someone to assist and guide, ensuring both physical and emotional well-being also helps one cope with the changes.

While it is important for those in the process of divorce to remind themselves that they actually have all they need, it is even more important to realize that there is no need to explain themselves to anybody. Fortunately, friends and family are always there to provide support when needed. While some people may just be inquisitive, others may provide support when really needed.

All the guidelines mentioned above may be helpful in surviving the divorce process, but the importance of good legal advice to make the process less confusing cannot be underestimated. New Jersey family law lawyers play an important role in assisting to decrease stress and help clients cope by providing advice and clarity. Less uncertainty means less stress.

Source:, "You Will Survive: 6 Divorce Self-Care Tips", Cheryl Dumesnil, Accessed on Feb. 21, 2017

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