12 Physical and Emotional Effects Of Divorce No One Thinks About

As we quickly get our feet wet with 2020, it is worth another reminder that this is the time of year when divorce rates peak. Many spouses will come into our office over the next few months with their minds made up that they are going to get a divorce, but many of them are not considering the negative effects of such a monumental decision.

We’ve already touched on a few reasons why you don’t want a divorce. But what about the physical and emotional effects of divorce no one thinks about. Below is a list of 12 physical and emotional effects of divorce:

  • Depression, anxiety, and guilt
  • Lasting anger and resentment
  • Increased stress levels
  • Insomnia
  • Lower life satisfaction and identity problems
  • Trust issues
  • Difficulty with future relationships and marriages
  • Lost social network
  • The psychological effect on your children, including behavioral problems
  • Increased health issues
  • Substance abuse
  • The decrease in socio-economic position

Resolve to save your marriage

A divorce is a significant, life-changing event. For most people, the emotional toll of the death of the relationship is magnified by the stress of the unfamiliarity of the legal process, coupled with fears about the outcome. Others experience additional financial stress and concerns over how they will “make it” or how they will handle being a single parent.

At Nelson Law Group PC, we are here for you no matter which direction you decide to go in your marriage. If you feel like your relationship is nearing its end, consider taking the time to make sure divorce truly is the answer to your situation.

Call Nelson Law Group today!!

If divorce is the answer, you need a trusted advisor to guide you through each stage of your divorce and work diligently to achieve a result that ensures you receive what you are entitled to as you move forward onto the next stage of your life. The Nelson Law Group brings nearly two decades of experience in family law to each and every case.

Give our knowledgeable staff here at Nelson Law Group, PC a call if you have any further questions regarding this or any other issue. Our staff is always available. Give us a call today! For more information about Brett A Nelson, click here.