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Divorce doesn't have to be a negative experience in Georgia

The word "divorce" often sparks negative images in people's minds due to the fact that battling over who will keep certain assets is a norm. For instance, people in Georgia may fight over who will get the marital home or how a shared business will be handled. However, with appropriate legal counsel, people can work toward a settlement that will benefit them financially; divorce offers many emotional benefits as well.

One advantage of divorce is that people who used to feel insecure in their marriages can now feel more in control of their own lives. They can actually look forward to going home since they don't have to share a home with someone who may not truly value or appreciate them. Divorced people may also grow in confidence, as they are given the opportunity to lead their own lives in the way they feel is best.

In addition, if people gain custody of the children, the kids are more likely to be reared in a loving and comfortable environment rather than being exposed to constant parental fighting. Bickering among parents can cause stress for children and lead to long-term emotional issues. People who go through divorce also free themselves up to pursue other romantic relationships that may be healthier for them both physically and emotionally long-term.

Being able to mediate a divorce or negotiate on matters such as asset division or on the distribution of property may make the divorce process more seamless for a couple in Georgia. This is because two people can make compromises and cooperate in an effort to achieve an outcome that both find agreeable and fair in the end. By working together, it is possible that two divorcing individuals can avoid potentially contentious litigation and improve their chances of remaining on as positive terms as possible after the divorce as well.

Source: The Huffington Post, "16 Reasons To Be Grateful For Divorce (Yes, Divorce)", Brittany Wong, Nov. 27, 2014

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