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Sage advice for men going through a divorce

It seems almost a given that women will give each other advice and support each other during a divorce. However, when it comes to men going through the end of a marriage, it almost seems as if they have to go it alone. After all, the stereotypes of male bravado and confidence still run deep. Because of this, there may be many emotionally traumatized men going through divorce and custody battles without any support.

As such, we offer this post with helpful tips for men who may be going through a divorce or may be experiencing a parenting time dilemma.

Don’t beat yourself up – Making yourself a piñata for blame is easy when your marriage is falling apart. You may think you may have worked too much, or did not earn enough money, or may not have been sensitive when sensitivity was needed. Regardless of the many reasons you may raise, it is not helpful to wallow in self pity. After all, you may

Don’t be derailed by the small details – Of course, the big things in a divorce are property division, as well as child custody and support (if there are children involved). There are a number of ways in which these questions can be resolved, so it is not worth your time and energy to get wrapped up in the minutia of how a resolution can be reached. Focus on being positive and ready for this change.  

Have a support system – As we alluded to earlier, women are not the only people in divorce who need support. Having positive people around can make the experience that much better for you.

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