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Can you have a healthy divorce?

When you and your spouse agree to get a divorce in Ohio, you may worry that the process will be full of conflict. It is possible to divorce in a way that is healthy for both you and your spouse, though, and it is important to understand what you can do to keep this process smooth for both of you.

The American Psychological Association says that it is sometimes beneficial to see a counselor. Speaking to someone can help you become accustomed to the changes in your life and process your emotions. Sometimes you may also be able to identify the factors that led to the end of your marriage so you know what steps to take when you begin another relationship.  

Although you may not want to work closely with your spouse, you may be able to find a solution that works for both of you if you seek divorce mediation. You should usually put together a list of things you want to discuss to ensure you and your spouse cover all of the important details about your divorce. It is a good idea to work with a counselor when you meet with your spouse, as this can help you avoid conflict as you find an arrangement that suits both of you.

It is important to remember that you typically need support as you go through the divorce process. You may want to consider joining a support group or speaking to your friends and family. Additionally, you may sometimes want to try new activities to remind yourself that the new chapter in your life is a good thing.

This information is general in nature. It should not be used in place of legal advice.

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