Parents of children who have gone through divorce play a pivotal role in making sure that they get through it in a healthy manner. Generally speaking, children in Connecticut and throughout the nation do better when parents focus on their needs in the immediate aftermath. One effective way to help a child after a divorce is to keep things predictable. By sticking to a consistent schedule, it can provide structure in what may otherwise be a volatile time.
A study published in the Journal of Marriage and Family suggests that cohabitation before marriage could increase a couple's chances of getting divorced. There has long been a dispute as to whether the premarital cohabitation effect is real. However, the study authors say that over a long enough period of time, it will have an impact on couples in Connecticut and elsewhere in the country.
Sometimes, it can be difficult for people in Connecticut to recognize the signs of domestic abuse because it begins slowly. Often there is verbal and emotional abuse before there is physical abuse. This might include include threats, criticisms and accusations of infidelity.
Divorce is a tumultuous process. Compared to other states in the country, Connecticut actually has one of the lowest rates of divorce. In 2014, the state ranked number 37 in the country for divorce, and at that time, 10.6 percent of Connecticut's population had gone through the process.
There is a saying that money can't buy happiness, and any affluent person who has gone through a divorce would likely concur with that statement. Having a lot of money cannot insulate couples from relationship problems.
People in Connecticut might be aware that at the end of 2017, Congress passed the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. The changes this act makes to exemptions for children and to alimony payments means that divorce may end up being more expensive.