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Getting divorced in the summertime

| Jun 6, 2020 | Divorce |

There are different reasons why summer is a great time to end one’s marriage. For starters, some people have more energy and find themselves in a better mood during this time of year (as opposed to the winter, when some people feel sluggish or even struggle with depression). Vacations and kids taking a break from school are other important considerations for those approaching divorce in the summer.

For many, summer is an excellent time to end one’s marriage. However, there are some concerns when it comes to divorce during the summer as well.

Seasonal jobs and summer break

Some people have seasonal jobs and perform most of their work during the summer, while others see an increase or decrease in the number of hours they work. For example, some teachers have more free time while those in certain fields have very demanding schedules during the warmer months. Furthermore, some people have road trips and other vacations planned in the summertime and they have more difficulty focusing on the end of their marriage as a result of their plans. For parents, divorce issues during the summer are sometimes especially complex due to summer break. For example, concerns about child care sometimes arise.

Looking ahead

With fall around the corner and children returning to school, parents also need to think about what comes next. This is especially important with respect to child custody, for example. Regardless of the time of year, you decide to end your marriage, it is imperative to look toward the future and prepare. Our website covers more on divorce.