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Divorce reaching new heights of social acceptance

Modern views are making way for new thoughts about partnership. A recent Gallup poll shows that most Americans do not object to divorce on moral grounds. Even unlikely groups, such as older people, married people and the religious are changing their views on divorce. Opinions on the negative effects of divorce have softened, in Wyoming and all across the country. 

Allowing for the possibility of divorce brings out the best

Times change, humans evolve and relationship needs can transform over time. As people move into the modern age, they move away from what has been called a shame-based model of marriage. Allowing for the possibility of divorce, even though many may not take it, helps people show up to marry with the mindset that they can choose to do what is right for them. In Wyoming, as well as other states, preparing for divorce can be as important as preparing for the marriage itself. 

Too old to divorce? Think again.

The golden years are looking a lot different these days. Traditionally, people imagined themselves ending their lives with their long-term partners -- for better or for worse. But as social stigmas surrounding divorce have lessened, and resources for single people become more available, more folks are thinking, why compromise? In a recent news story, the ins and outs of gray divorce are covered, giving food for thought to older couples considering divorce in Wyoming. 

Helping children cope with divorce

Deciding to end a marriage can be a stressful experience for Wyoming couples and others around the country. It is particularly difficult when there are children involved, no matter what the ages. Experts stress the importance of considering how a divorce will impact the children. Though it may be hard for the separating couple, it is imperative that children are given ways to deal with their parents' divorce.

Many older couples are seeking divorce

A national center that frequently provides information on social issues, public opinion and demographic trends recently reported that more older couples are deciding to end their marriages. According to data, in the past 25 years, divorce among those 50 years old and over has doubled. Many Wyoming couples and others around the country seeking a divorce have been married a long time and have adult children.

What can we learn from a celebrity divorce?

When a high-profile marriage ends, residents in Wyoming and around the country typically witness many of the details of the split played out in the media. When celebrities divorce, the process can be very contentious unless discussions regarding division of property occurred prior to the wedding. However, one practice many celebrities follow can help couples, no matter what their income level.

6 ways to prepare yourself for divorce mediation

If you are considering a divorce in Southeast Wyoming, you and your soon-to-be ex might choose to steer clear of litigation and save time and money by opting for a mediated divorce. This will allow you to be in charge of the important decisions that will affect your post-divorce lives and your relationships with you children. While mediation can avoid the trauma of court battles, you may feel anxious about it due to your unfamiliarity with the process.

How a "gray divorce" can affect finances

Over the past 25 years, there has been a significant increase in the number of older couples from Wyoming and others across the country that have decided to end their marriages. In fact, the divorce rate for those over 50 years old has doubled during that time. This so-called "gray divorce" can bring challenges to those involved, along with new opportunities.

Tax tips important information during divorce

Ending a marriage in Wyoming can be a complicated process, especially when it comes to financial obligations. Often, one spouse is responsible for money matters in a marriage. After a divorce, someone may have to take on the duties of money management that has never handled it before. Since errors or poor judgment could result in expensive consequences, it is important to seek financial help when needed. However, there are recommendations from experts for those who are dealing with financial issues for the first time.

Maintain strong finances in divorce proceedings

Researchers from a university in another state have reported that marriages tend to break up on a seasonal basis. After reviewing 14 years of divorce filings, they found that March and August tended to be the months where the highest numbers occurred. No matter what month Wyoming divorce proceedings begin, a personal finance website recently recommended some tips to help those people who have never dealt with finances alone before.

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