How to know when military divorce is the best available option

Reaching a decision to divorce is never a simple or easy matter. In many cases, Florida spouses struggle for years before deciding to pull the plug on an untenable marriage. It can be hard to know when a military divorce is the best available option. Here are some circumstances in which it may be time to give divorce serious consideration.

If a couple has made a concerted effort to seek counseling, yet there have been no noticeable improvements, the relationship may be irreparably damaged. In many cases, only one spouse is sincere about trying to find help through counseling, while the other is merely going along for the ride. In such cases, it may be impossible to repair the marriage.

Another common reason why couples seek divorce is when spouses have grown apart for many years and simply can't find a way to reconnect. This is common in families where one party is largely absent due to work or other obligations. The spouse who remains in the home often shoulders the burden of raising children and other family duties, and largely learns to live without the presence of his or her partner. At some point, that spouse realizes that he or she is already living a solitary life and seeks a legal end to the marriage.

For those in Florida who are considering filing for a military divorce, the first step is finding the services of a trusted legal advisor. Navigating the ins and outs of military divorce can be difficult but is a path made much easier by having professional legal guidance. In many cases, making the decision to end the marriage is the most difficult hurdle to cross, and all that follows is manageable.

Source:, "Divorce May Be the Better Choice", Luis Congdon, Oct. 25, 2017

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