Why is divorce more common in January?

Certain months of the year tend to see spikes in divorce filings. January is one of those months. That doesn't necessarily mean that most divorces are resolved during January, but simply that this is when people start the process. But why do they choose January? What...

How do you cope with divorce stress?

There’s no doubt about it: Divorce is stressful. On the Holmes-Rahe Scale of stress, divorce is just below the death of the spouse when it comes to the amount of psychological and emotional disruption it causes people – and that’s dangerous.  Stress not only affects...

Can you ask for a divorce without reason?

When you ask your spouse for a divorce, they may ask you why. And the reason that you give them may be something like the fact that you just don’t love them anymore or that you feel like the two of you have been drifting apart. Like any dating relationship, romantic...

3 ways to try and make your divorce amicable

The divorce process can be highly stressful at the best of times. Lengthy and contentious litigation can often be quite costly, both emotionally and financially.  Unsurprisingly, this is not an exciting prospect for many spouses. As a result, couples in Michigan often...