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Stop believing these 5 common divorce myths

Divorce is a term laden with emotional weight. The word often conjures images of bitter legal battles, shattered families and irreparable damage. Fortunately, the reality is far less frightening. Dispelling some of the most prevalent myths helps bring ending one's...

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The psychological trauma of divorce

Not all wounds leave visible scars. Some are imperceptible to the naked eye, cut deeper and alter a person’s sense of being. Next to a loved one’s death, social rating scales reveal that divorce is one of the most stressful human experiences. While not all divorces...

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How divorce can benefit you

There is no denying that divorce can be difficult for everyone involved. With that being said, it’s important to take a balanced approach when assessing the topic. The truth is that divorce can also result in numerous benefits. Although it signifies the end of a...

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Financial values can lead to divorce

Financial issues are often cited as a reason for divorce. In many cases, things like job loss or bankruptcy can cause divorce simply because a couple doesn’t have enough money to make ends meet. This puts stress on their lives and their relationship, eventually...

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Coping financially after divorce

Divorce can take its toll emotionally on all parties, and it can also hit you financially. It can be difficult to adjust to a new financial reality post-divorce, but it’s important to remember that it is possible to retain control of your finances. Things are bound to...

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Could Louisiana end no-fault divorce?

Louisiana, like most states, allows couples to get a “no-fault” divorce. That means they can end a marriage without one spouse accusing another of infidelity, abandonment, abuse and other kinds of wrongdoing that are grounds for divorce here or in other states. They...

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