As we have said before, divorce is not an easy for choice for many couples in Ohio. The dividing of assets, especially when you have many, and time with children are just a few of the complicated issues that can give pause to a person considering ending their marriage. However, at least one authority has recently pointed out that there are an equal number of good reasons to get a divorce as there are to choose not to.
With about half of all marriages in Ohio and across the nation ending in divorce, it is a reality that many couples will face the decision to end their marriage during their lifetime. The good news is that for many people life after a divorce is actually better than it was during a rocky marriage. Some individuals who choose to divorce go on to pursue activities or goals that they had set aside for their marriage. When they are free to do what they desire, many find that they are successful.
It may also benefit a person medically to end his or her marriage. The constant fighting or efforts at avoiding each other can be very stressful on an individual. In such cases spouses can find that they have increased levels of the stress hormone cortisol, high blood pressure or problems with insulin production. These medical problems and stress can combine to lead to significant illness if they are not controlled.
Though the decision to divorce for many in Ohio is a difficult one, it can ultimately be beneficial to everyone involved. Even the children of a divorced couple can thrive after divorce when their parents focus attention solely on them rather than spending time fighting with each other. When it appears that a marriage must end due to any number of reasons, it may be good for the couple to know that there are positive options waiting for them after the final decree.
Source: Forbes, “The Seven Virtues of Divorce,” David DiSalvo, Aug. 23, 2012