When is Too Soon to Start Dating During Divorce in New Jersey?By Moskowitz Law Group, LLC |
Though divorces can often be lengthy and burdensome, it is up to you to decide how to handle your new life situation. You may find that you want to meet new people and perhaps begin a new relationship. It is perfectly normal to want to move on to another relationship or even take a long break from new partners after your divorce. Because your decision could have legal ramifications, it is in your best interest to speak with a divorce attorney before choosing a course of action.
There is No Reason to Hurry
You should not feel any pressure to begin or even seek out a relationship during or after a divorce. Divorce is often a difficult and complicated matter. It is perfectly natural to be hesitant to even consider other romantic partners. The fact of the matter is that you are not bound to any timetable or schedule. You can take as much time as you wish to decide what works for you and when.
In fact, given that any new relationship could lead to allegations of adultery in the court of law, adversely affect matters of child custody, and have other serious implications, it is best to consult a divorce attorney to discuss the possible consequences of any option you consider.
Focus on Yourself and What Matters
Divorces can strain your physical and mental health. It is therefore of the utmost importance to make sure you handle your situation in a healthy manner. During a divorce, it can be best to take time to concentrate on yourself while dealing with such a strenuous process. Anxiety is very common during a divorce. So it is best to have a skilled and trustworthy legal team handling your affairs.
Mental Health America lays out important steps you can follow to take care of your health. These include giving yourself a break, exploring your interests, and staying positive. Speaking with a mental health professional can also be a positive experience. It can be beneficial in several respects to avoid rushing into a new relationship during divorce.
Consult an Experienced Divorce Attorney Today
Here at Moskowitz Law Group, we want to make sure your divorce goes as smoothly as possible and does not overwhelm you or compound an already taxing situation. However, deciding to date or begin a new relationship during a divorce can have legal consequences and it is best to speak with a divorce attorney to ensure that you understand them.
If you or someone you love is currently going through the divorce process, Moskowitz Law Group will discuss options going forward and help you navigate the complexities of these proceedings. Schedule a free consultation with us today.