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Celebrities are not immune to the pitfalls of divorce

Marriage is a time of love and joy and an occasion fondly celebrated by couples all over Arizona. In the beginning, feelings of happiness and excitement abound. However, people often change as they age, and differences between spouses can lead to separation. What were once positive, loving emotions may eventually turn into feelings of uncertainty, loneliness and despair. Celebrities are often looked upon differently and held to a higher standard, but they too can struggle with separation and divorce.

New tax laws may make divorce even more expensive

As if the cost of living in Arizona these days isn't high enough, new tax laws may make it more expensive for couples who are deciding to split. The least of concerns for those going through a divorce are taxes, but new tax laws that go into effect in 2019 may impact those who are ending their marriage. The changes stem from the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, which was signed into law in Dec. 2017.

Gray divorce is becoming common across the country

Deciding to end a marriage at any age is tough and extremely stressful. These days, more and more senior adults in Arizona are experiencing divorce. According to recent statistics, divorce rates among adults ages 50 and older in the United States have nearly doubled in the last 20 years. Commonly known as gray divorce, this unique situation presents special challenges to senior adults who find themselves thrust into sudden instability.

Tips for fathers going through divorce

It's estimated that about half of all marriages in the United States end in separation. Those going through this experience can be left emotionally and psychologically devastated. Social stereotypes often portray men as being the emotionally stronger sex, but this is not always the case. Fathers going through divorce may find themselves struggling and in need of support, but reluctant to seek help. The following advice could be helpful for fathers in Arizona going through the divorce process.

Helpful tips for adjusting to life after divorce

It's common knowledge that the end of a marriage can be one of life's most difficult challenges. Separating from a long-time partner is a huge change and definitely takes some getting used to. Every divorce is different, but common themes in most separations are the difficulties that come with adjusting to the drastic lifestyle changes. What follows are a few tips that could help Arizona citizens during this transitional period.

Women can face unique financial challenges after divorce

The end of a marriage can be an emotionally and psychologically draining experience. Divorce can present many special challenges for women in particular, especially financially. A recent survey concluded that 46 percent of women experienced financial struggles post-divorce. In Arizona and across the country, there are resources available for newly-divorced women to help alleviate financial stress.

Divorce: Preparation is key

According to recent statistics, half of all married couples will separate. In Arizona and across the United States, about two million couples file for divorce every single year. It's no secret that this process can be very arduous and stressful. However, before filing for divorce, there are things to consider that may make the process easier and less strenuous for all parties involved.

Maintaining mental health during divorce

In life, there are certain events that can bring about major stress, difficulty and change. The most common of these is often divorce. It's common knowledge that the end of a marriage is very stressful and can wreak havoc on a person's mental well-being. The following tips can help Arizona residents ward off stress and maintain mental health amid divorce.

Keeping children out of the crosshairs of divorce

Unfortunately, children are often innocently caught in the crossfire when parents in Arizona decide to end a marriage. Marriages can end for a number of reasons but, regardless of social stigmas and stereotypes, divorce does not have to be a totally negative experience for parents or children. However, for children to make it through this process unscathed, it is imperative that parents not lose focus on being parents.

Divorce: Planning now can prevent stress in the future

The end of a marriage is definitely a life-altering and expensive experience that can bring about great stress and anxiety. Those in Arizona going through a divorce can have many questions about the process and how to avoid financial ruin. The following financial tips could help those that are going through this experience. 

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