I can still remember looking at the divorce complaint: Mr.XXX v Mrs. XXX. What had happened? It seemed it was just a breath ago that we had sent out invitations to the wedding: Mr. and Mrs. Bride’s Parents and Mr. and Mrs. Groom’s Parents cordially invite you to the wedding of their children.
As I sat in court the other day, I couldn’t help but wonder the same thing about the couple seeking to dissolve their marriage.
I remember making all those plans for the wedding. All the important issues like the color of the napkins, candles on the tables, the photographer, etc. (lol) We should have made plans about the marriage.
If it’s not too late for you and yours, take a moment to remember. Some marriages can be saved, others have run their course. If you’re sure it’s time to move on, then it’s time to see a divorce lawyer.
Some think that one day you just wake-up and hate your partner or you turn 40 and the divorce goes along with the red sports car. You can’t stand that your partner keeps the house too clean or too messy or has gained or lost too much weight.
While some or all of the above maybe somewhat true, the decision to divorce festers over a number of years. OK, I hear those of you who have been married only 2 years rolling your eyes (yes, I can hear eye rolling), but your decision to divorce started while you were dating. You looked the other way when there were red flags.
I know I did!
I didn’t enter marriage knowing how to communicate with my spouse. By the time most of us recognize that we are “right fighters” (thanks Dr. Phil) it’s too late and we’re in a lawyer’s office.
Think…………how much are you willing to risk to always be right? To never compromise?