Whether a couple has been married for one year or twenty years, ending a marriage is an extremely emotional and difficult period of time. Unfortunately, nearly half of marriages in the United States result in divorce. People change and life changes and perhaps the marriage just is not working anymore. It’s important for anyone going through a divorce to make sure they take some time to tend to their own physical and emotional health.
If you are ending your marriage, perhaps you and your spouse have already tried to go through marriage counseling. Though this may help with all of the emotional stress you are enduring. However, it is important that you consider seeking additional professional help during the course of the divorce. Your mental health is just as important as your physical health and can make all the difference in the way you handle the entire process and move on with your new life after the divorce is over.
That being said, you should also be sure to continue taking care of your physical health as well. Don’t pick up unhealthy habits such as overeating due to stress, smoking, substance abuse, or giving up on going to the gym. A healthy body contributes a lot to a healthy mind so it is important to take some time to yourself during the difficult experience that is a divorce.
You will want to do everything you can to make sure your transition into life after divorce is smooth and that you don’t have to start over from square one. If you need legal assistance with your divorce, contact our firm today.
Robert Pollack is an experienced divorce and family law attorney in Long Island, New York. Contact The Pollack Law Firm, P.C., to set up a free initial consultation.