- The definition of a short term marriage is a marriage duration of 5 years or less.
- Defining what is a short term marriage is important because it can affect your divorce settlement agreement.
- Here's why mediation is the best option for a short marriage divorce.
When you said your wedding vows and married "the one," you never thought you’d find yourself reading this type of article just a few years later. And yet unfortunately, here you are.
“Better to find out now before you have kids.”
Your friends say.
“Don’t worry, there’s someone even better out there for you.”
Your parents tell you.
"Cheer up, things will get better."
Your co-workers claim.
Sure, they’re trying to be helpful, but they don’t understand divorce after 5 years of marriage or other short marriages durations are still emotionally devastating.
And even though you're hurting, angry and might be tempted to hire a lawyer to exact revenge on your soon-to-be ex-spouse, you're smart enough to know it's a very bad idea.
Instead, you want to find a better short marriage divorce option that doesn't involve lawyers or court. And won't destroy you or your spouse in the process.
Let’s take a closer look at short term marriages and divorce, and why mediation is the best option for a fair and cost-effective settlement.