Divorce is a difficult and emotional process. One of the first questions Mothers getting ready for or going through divorce ask is about what divorce does to a child or children. In fact, it is not uncommon for women to stay married, even after feeling divorce is inevitable, for the sake of the children which can make it a difficult decision to ultimately decide to do.
As parents, it can be extremely hard to handle both the emotional impact of the divorce on our children as well as trying to make sure that everything is done correctly in the divorce process. This is where a Divorce Coach can be important.
A Divorce Coach has training in helping families going through a divorce transition. A Divorce Coach can help you identify when your marriage may have become too damaged for reconciliation, or when legal separation or divorce may be inevitable. They are also equipped to provide practical advice about handling things like when to tell the children, custody agreements, and asset division.
Apart from the legal aspects of divorce, a Divorce coach can also provide emotional support to help mothers and ultimately the children during the divorce process. They can help parents figure out how to explain the changes that are happening in a way that is appropriate for the children’s age group, and offer coping techniques to help them manage through it.
Establishing parenting and your child's well-being post-divorce involves two critical components. The Parenting Plan encompasses scheduling, holidays, and more. There also needs to be a plan for shared expenses, extracurricular activities, and college considerations. The Support Plan focuses on determining child support and calculating the income needed for a comfortable lifestyle.
A Divorce Coach who also is a Financial Coach can also help mothers with their budget and understanding potential child support scenarios.
Divorce is never easy, but with the right resources and guidance it doesn't have to be overwhelming either. Divorce coaching can provide invaluable support.
If you are a mother contemplating or going through a divorce and you're looking for more information about how a divorce coach can help, please don't hesitate to get in touch. I'm more than happy to answer all of your questions and provide the support that's needed during this challenging time. Together, we'll make sure that you and your child(ren) learn all the tools necessary for this transition.
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