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How to go through a divorce without losing your mind

If you are considering divorce, you may think that it is going to be a nightmare. And with the holiday season coming up, you may feel like you don't want to deal with all the questions from family, the awkward exchanges with your soon-to-be ex, and the depressing feeling that comes with feeling like a failure.

Indeed, these feelings may or may not come to pass, but if your divorce goes smoothly, chances are that you can avoid them altogether. As such, preparation is the key to minimizing emotional toil. This post will identify some simple steps that can help your divorce proceed without a hitch. 

Have your financials in order - At its core, divorce is about having an orderly process to divide marital assets. So having an accurate view of what is to be divided is the key. Disputes arise when one party does not (or refuses to) provide this information, so if you're not on that end, chances are that the process will be smoother.

Check your emotions at the door - This may be easier said than done, but think about the divorce as a business transaction. With that, the numbers have to work for you, and "fairness" has to be taken with a grain of salt. The less your emotions are involved, the more likely it is that they will hamper the process.

Let the past go - Elsa from "Frozen" had it right. When you let go of the past, you can free yourself from what is holding you back emotionally and, in some cases, financially.

For more about how to apply these to your own divorce, an experienced divorce attorney can help.  

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