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Dealing with marital conflict

In Wisconsin, newlyweds and spouses who have been together for a while occasionally encounter conflict in their relationships. However, when the number of bad times outweighs the good, people who originally seemed just right for each other may find themselves questioning why they ever said “I do.” Every marriage has its problems. While some couples can overcome them together, others are not so fortunate. Anyone who is wondering if it is time for them to legally separate from their spouse should take some time to learn how to deal with marital conflict before they find themselves headed for divorce court.

Tips for a prenuptial agreement

Couples in Wisconsin who are approaching marriage may want to consider the possibility of a prenuptial agreement. Signing a prenup does not mean the couple anticipates a divorce, nor does it mean they have an unstable relationship. Rather, much like insurance, this agreement allows people to be prepared for a scenario which they hope will never happen. It may be wise to set the terms of asset division beforehand so that each partner's wishes are honored.

Why should you keep divorce negativity hidden from your kids?

Wisconsin residents like yourself who have split up with their significant other may be left with a myriad of emotions to sort through. Anger, grief, irritation: they may not be pretty emotions, but it’s more important now than ever to make sure there’s a distinct barrier between you as the parent, and your children.

Marriage making a comeback?

If you thought seemingly unprecedented news events were over for 2016, another trail seems to be ablaze. The rate of couples ending their marriages in the United States has dropped for the third consecutive year. Overall, divorce is at its lowest rate in 35 years.

Diamonds turn to coal: Marriage, divorce and the holidays

While holidays can be a great source of joy for your family that joy can quickly turn to frustration or loneliness if you're considering divorce. According to Divorce Magazine, divorce rates tend to spike in January due to unrealistic expectations of spouses during the holidays.

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