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How to Tell Your Spouse You Want a Divorce

Cheryl Dillon, Divorce Coach

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Ok, that’s it – you can't do it anymore. You’re done.

You’ve tried your hardest, but you just can’t seem to make your marriage work.

You want a divorce.

But how do you start a divorce conversation with your spouse without devastating them or triggering an all-out war?

One of the most common questions we're asked about is how to tell your spouse you want a divorce.

Well, there’s no one-size-fits-all answer, but here are a few tips for how to ask for a divorce nicely and help make an uncomfortable conversation go as smoothly as possible:

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Topics: Planning for Divorce, Amicable, Fair, Divorce Support

Should We Stay Together for the Kids?

Equitable Mediation

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You may be wondering about divorce and its effect on children and asking yourself if you should get a divorce or stay married for the sake of your kids.

What parents who love their children wouldn't?

But does staying together for the kids do more harm than good throughout the years?

In order to settle the age-old debate on whether or not you and your spouse should end your unhappy marriage and divorce or stay for the kids, we asked a panel of experts to share their advice for parents.

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Topics: Planning for Divorce, Divorce Support, Reluctant Spouse

How to Save a Marriage – 32 Experts Share Their Best Advice

Joe Dillon, Divorce Mediator

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I know what you’re thinking...

Why as a divorce mediator are you writing about how to save a marriage relationship? Isn’t it your job to help couples end their marriage with a no-fault divorce?

Honestly, I was thinking the same thing…

Yes, my job is to help couples divorce peacefully and it isn't my role to help a husband and wife find a way to save the marriage. But divorce mediation is only appropriate when both spouses are on the same page.

If one of you wants to end your marriage but the other wants to know how to save a marriage on the brink of divorce, there’s not much I can do.

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Topics: Divorce Support

The articles in this blog are for informational purposes only and are not intended as legal advice, financial advice, emotional advice or counsel.

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