Psychological and Emotional Aspects of Divorce
A Summary from Blake & Associates Law Firm
By Kathleen O'Connell Corcoran
Divorce is expensive, stressful, and in many cases debilitating, and yet it happens to over 50% of all marriages in the United States — the highest divorce rate in the world. The effects of divorce factor into every aspect of our lives, from financial to social to psychological. It is a common cause of depression and reduced quality of life for almost all the men, women, and children who have gone through it. This article details the effects as well as the emotional stages and reactions commonly attributed to divorce.