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Two Biggest Fears of Divorce

Posted By Cairns Law Offices || 7-May-2018

Even though roughly half of all first marriages in the United States end in divorce, that doesn’t seem to make divorce any easier on people. Often, divorce comes as a shock to couples who thought their love would last forever. They feel like their lives are turned upside-down even though statistically, the odds were against them from day one.

In our experience, men and women tend to have two BIG fears when they get a divorce: 1) they’re afraid of being broke, and 2) they’re afraid of being alone. In fact, these fears are so strong that they hold a lot of unhappy spouses back from filing for divorce. They think, “I can’t afford to be single” or “I’ll die all alone” so they stay in an unsatisfying marriage because they think maybe it’s better than the alternative.

Debunking the Biggest Divorce Fears

We want to tell you right now that while the fear of being broke and alone are very real to people while they’re getting a divorce, they’re just fears. You can’t give these fears any power because they are subjective. Merriam-Webster defines subjective as “lacking in reality or substance.” There are a million ways to make money and there are just as many “fish in the sea” so to speak.

Will the divorce make you broke? Not if you obtain a cheap, no-fault divorce at our firm for just $219! And if income is an issue, you are resourceful. There are many ways that you can increase your monthly income, including seeking a promotion, switching to a higher paying job, going back to school, or starting a side gig or your own business.

Related: Creating a Post-Divorce Budget

As far as being alone, now that’s up to you. If you really want to find love again, it’s not hard, especially with online dating. Our advice is to start focusing on you. Get in the best shape of your life, take up new hobbies, and eat clean. Before you know it, you’ll look amazing and you’ll have so much self-confidence, you’ll be turning down dates!

To achieve a no-fault divorce in Pennsylvania, contact Cairns Law Offices today.