1. Time: the greatest healer?
You may find yourself in shock. This may be a position you never thought you would end up in. You probably have no idea what to do. It sounds like a cliché, but time really is a great healer. It is also important to make some time for you. Do things you like doing and make an effort to put yourself first as much as possible.
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If you have been married to, and divorced a narcissist, you will be more than aware of their personality traits and the impact that has had on you. But now you have removed yourself from that situation, how to you learn how to co-parent with them? Is it even possible to co-parent with them? In short yes, but only in a limited way.
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The fact that we’re all living longer is thought to be one of the factors behind a surprising rise in the number of marriages amongst those aged 65 and over – and a higher number of people are divorcing later in life.
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Being married to a narcissist is merry-go-round of manipulation and double standards, so what is divorcing one like? Arguably the same, if not worse than the marriage, initially at least. However, with the right support by your side, you can come out of the other side feeling empowered and positive about the future.
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Taking the first step of getting legal advice when a relationship ends can be very daunting. At Harrogate Family Law we understand how hard it can be to come in and meet with a solicitor. These are some of the worries that people have told us they had:
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We deal with many cases involving SME’s and businesses. The impact on a business of a marriage breakdown can be significant:
- It can be difficult to focus on your work while you are dealing with the emotional fallout of your separation. This can affect financial performance, the value of the business and the level of your income.
- The business interest may well be an asset to be considered in the financial settlement.
- If the business is run as a joint venture by both of you, the future of the business will need to be decided
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Taking the decision to separate is not an easy one and the added complexity of living in the same home can make the situation feel unbearable.
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We understand that the prospect of divorce, if you are financially dependent on your spouse, can be scary and seem impossible. You might be wary of obtaining legal advice because you are unsure how you will pay for it.
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When you are going through financial proceedings during your divorce, there can be two types of court order:
- One which sets out the terms of the financial settlement and is either agreed by the parties or imposed by the judge and usually comes at the end of the proceedings; and
- Within the proceedings, there can be case management orders setting out the documents or information required to progress to a final settlement.
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We would always recommend that you talk to a specialist family lawyer as soon as possible when you are thinking about whether or not to divorce.
Many people delay things, often because they think they can sort a lot of issues out themselves and save money.
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