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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Dating after divorce is both a daunting and exciting prospect. Chances are you have been out of the dating game for a while and it has changed! In a world of online dating, dating apps and social media it may seem like no one has “chance encounters” anymore and establishing yourself in this new world can feel impossible.
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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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Divorce or separation is difficult for everyone involved. For adults, aside from the emotional aspect, there are practicalities such as money, housing and of course the impact on their children.
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It is natural to be worried about where your children will live and how much time they are going to spend with you after divorce or separation. Children living part-time with each parent, known a shared parenting arrangement, is becoming more common although this isn’t always practical.
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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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There are times when the reason for a divorce is because someone has been abusive in the marriage. Domestic abuse is defined as a pattern of physical or sexual violence or controlling behaviour in a relationship. It may involve physical, emotional, psychological, financial or sexual abuse and can include violent behaviour or subtle control that makes the victim feel worthless, deprives them of money or prevents them from leaving the family home.
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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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In our experience it’s rarely one thing that signals the end of a marriage. Rather than a monumental argument, it’s likely to be a gradual build-up of problems and issues over a period of time.
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