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Unique challenges face those who divorce young

Statistics suggest that separation is inevitable for a lot of Arizona couples. Stereotypes dictate that divorce only happens to middle-aged couples that have been married for years. However, some couples decide to marry young, and divorce can happen to young couples as well. Unique challenges can arise for those who divorce while in their 20s.

When young couples marry, they never think about the end of the marriage. Any person who experiences a divorce may seek guidance and emotional support from peers. However, those who divorce in their 20s typically do not have many friends that can relate to their situation since most of their peers may not be married, much less divorced. This can often lead to a feeling of isolation.

However, ending a marriage very early in life can also be easier both legally and financially. Those who divorce young typically do not have children or a lot of shared property, so the divorce process is less complex and more straightforward. Those who end a marriage at a young age may also feel embarrassed like they have failed. Instead, they should use it as a learning experience and continue to grow.

According to most social stereotypes, divorce is something that happens later in life. Society may judge those who divorce young and assume that they come with excess baggage. However, this could not be further from the truth. Those in Arizona who have questions about divorce may benefit by consulting a legal representative. A knowledgeable attorney could help any individual experiencing a separation successfully navigate the legal process during this difficult time.

Source: Chicago Tribune, "The ups and downs of getting divorced in your 20s", Alison Bowen, Jan. 30, 2018

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