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New Year's resolutions may help those going through divorce

Getting divorced can be one of the most stressful experiences of a person's life in Texas. After all, divorce is an emotional process that has far-reaching financial implications. After divorce, a person's life will not return to what he or she previously considered to be normal. However, making a few New Year's resolutions and trying to keep them may give the person the motivation to make the most of his or her new normal.

First, following divorce, it can be helpful for a person to spend more of his or her time with friends and family. It can also be helpful for the person to get organized. However, this may have already happened during the divorce if the person has to leave the marital home and establish a new household.

It may also be beneficial for people to learn something brand new. This may involve returning to school or simply rediscovering hobbies that were put aside after people got married. Traveling can also be a freeing experience for divorced individuals who are interested in seeing more of the world around them.

The divorce process can be unpleasant, especially if two people who are dissolving a marriage cannot see eye to eye. However, finding common ground may be possible for a couple who decides to go through divorce mediation or negotiation rather than going to trial, which can be more costly and stressful. It is within the rights of both parties to fight for their best interests when dealing with matters such as property division during the process of divorce in Texas.

Source: goodmenproject.com, "Three Resolutions EVERY Divorced Man Should Make -- and Keep", Karen Finn, Dec. 31, 2016

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