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Are you thinking of getting a divorce from your spouse? Well, always remember that divorce is legal separation between a husband and wife. However, there is no such concept of divorce between parents. Some people work on the presumption that parents should never get divorced. Well, it is better to get a divorce and keep up friendly relations with your ex-spouse rather than living a stressful and unhappy life with an unsuitable partner.
Your decision to get a divorce will have negative consequences on your child. This is unavoidable. However, your decision to continue in unhappy marriage will also leave a lasting impact on your child. As a parent, you should choose the lesser of the two evils. By getting a divorce, you enjoy the option of having a happy life and maintaining good relations with your ex-partner. The child may take some time to realize this but he or she will quickly see that his or her parents are happy even though they are not together. Handled well, your decision to get a divorce can leave your child with a more mature and sensible outlook towards life.
Do not expect this to take place automatically. You will have to work very hard to make sure that your child does not lose faith in relationships simply because you have opted for a divorce. Be ready to seek help from formal and informal quarters to make sure your family consisting of you, your ex-partner and your child remains happy and united despite the divorce.