Starting the Divorce Process

Even if you are experiencing significant marriage problems, making the decision to file for divorce can be incredibly difficult. It's natural to feel that you haven't had enough time to thoroughly evaluate your feelings, thoughts, and options. In fact, once you file for divorce, you'll likely be asked how and when you were able to determine it was time to contact a divorce attorney.

You permanently feel disconnected Divorce Lawyer Tampa
While many couples experience rough spells and occasional problems with seeing things eye to eye, this shouldn't be the normal state of your marriage. If you feel disconnected from your spouse more often than not, it may be time to consult with a divorce attorney.

You lost respect for your spouse
Respecting one another is a key foundation to a strong marriage. If you no longer respect your spouse or you feel that he or she doesn't respect you anymore, this is a sign of a serious marriage issue.

You prefer to be alone
Everyone enjoys being alone from time to time, but if you begin to fantasize about how much you would prefer to be alone than with your spouse, this may be a red flag.

You get the sense you deserve better
Being treated in a manner you don't deserve could be disrespect, emotional abuse, or passive-aggressive behavior. Either way, if you feel that you deserve better treatment from your spouse, you're likely in an unhealthy relationship.

You are staying together for your kids
It's true that divorce can be a traumatic event for kids. However, kids can also sense when their parents are miserable being in a relationship with one another. If you do file for divorce , you can approach the situation with your kids by helping them understand that both you and your spouse deserve to be happy, even if that means living apart.

You have seen a marriage counselor
Seeing a marriage counselor is a great way to work through your issues. However, if seeing a marriage counselor doesn't help, it may be time to consult with a Tampa Bay divorce lawyer .

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