But what if you and your spouse have found new partners during a drawn out divorce and you both want to move on?If you both agree to allow the other to date during the divorce process will it negatively affect your divorce case?Is that going to add fuel to a highly contested divorce?More than likely, the answer is "yes." • If you haven't started your divorce process, then it's important that you know what the road ahead looks like -- so you can prepare yourself and focus on the outcome you want.It might send a message to the court that you’re willing and able to offer your spouse that kind of long-term financial support.
You can change some accounts, such as utilities, from joint names into the name of the spouse who will be responsible for paying them after the divorce.
In fact, a survey of 2,000 newly divorced people found that nearly 50 percent of divorced men were eager to get remarried, and 20 percent of divorced women were hoping to repeat their trip down the aisle.
That's inspiring news for everyone hoping to be hit by Cupid's arrow once again. While it may indeed be true that "all's fair in love," a little common sense doesn't hurt either.
And while I'd never want to throw cold water on a budding romance, I have some words of wisdom that I'd like to share.
I have an immense amount of experience helping individuals and couples make it through the divorce process. You want to lay the groundwork for a new, strong relationship while you're in a "good place" emotionally, psychologically and perhaps even financially, too.