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Divorce does not have to make the New Year any less enjoyable

People in San Antonio may feel both excited and apprehensive about what the New Year will bring. However, this is particularly true for individuals who are going through divorce or have already gotten a divorce. Still, some tips might help those dealing with divorce during the New Year to enjoy it to the fullest despite their marital breakups.

First, it can be helpful to be intentional. For instance, those going through divorce may be wise to build new, special memories with their children. They may also use the New Year as an opportunity to finish projects that they had placed on hold, or they could simply rest. Making a list of top priorities in the New Year and then following through with these can be a helpful way to enter 2019 in a good frame of mind.

In addition, it can be helpful to realize that a large number of adults in the United States are single — 110 million to be exact. For this reason, those who are divorced do not necessarily have to feel as though they are alone. Instead, they can continue to uphold their family traditions and historical routines with loved ones during the New Year to celebrate the holiday in a meaningful way despite being single.

Getting divorced can certainly be an emotionally difficult experience. However, if two spouses are able to address their divorce issues outside of court, they can put together a settlement agreement that satisfies both parties and thus avoid going through traditional divorce litigation. This can help to reduce conflict during the divorce proceeding and after it. Of course, going to court is inevitable sometimes if the two spouses cannot find common ground in a certain area, such as child custody. Either way, an attorney in San Antonio can help a divorcing spouse to pursue a personally beneficial outcome in light of the circumstances.