What a Healthy Partner Does at the End of a Relationship

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In Paducah, few people are lucky enough to find a partner that will stick by them through thick and thin though that does happen. It also happens that not everyone is so fortunate. For some people, relationships do end in divorce, and after the proceedings are over and done with, there can be a lot of work. Here are a few things people who don’t find themselves at the end of a relationship in Paducah can do when they’re looking to move on:

1. Divorce

Divorce is hard for anyone, but it doesn’t have to be necessarily bad if handled correctly. Often, divorce is necessary because one party is unwilling to live up to their responsibilities and the other cannot bear living with that situation. However, if you and your current partner cannot get along, it’s better to end things on a positive note than try to save a marriage that’s already broken. Make sure you’ve given any agreements a fair chance, and make sure both of you have all of your ducks in a row before moving forward with a divorce. After the divorce is final, try not to let your emotions get out of hand. Try to keep an open mind and use this time as an opportunity for new beginnings.

2. Family Lawyer

If you and your partner have children and cannot agree on custody, etc., it is a good idea to have a family lawyer on your side. The lawyer can help you draft any agreements that need to be made, keep you updated on the status of the case and make sure no illegal or immoral actions are being taken. If a family lawyer isn’t in the cards for you, try mediation as an alternative.

3. Mediation

Also known as counseling and arbitration, mediation is not easy for many people because it means fixing things yourself. However, it serves a great purpose because it allows both partners to speak their minds without getting angry or into a big scene. If there are children involved, it is good to meet with a mediator and figure out the best way to split time with them. If there are other extenuating circumstances, such as one party being disabled or if one party was abusive, then it might be best to have a counselor be part of the agreement. Either way, make sure you take your time making these decisions; nothing is worse than rushing through a divorce because something comes up that has nothing to do with the marriage whatsoever.

4. See Partner Again

Friendship and dating can go hand-in-hand in one relationship. Sure, you may not have feelings for your ex-spouse anymore, but they will probably always be your friend. It’s a good idea to keep an open line of communication even after you’ve moved on from being a couple. This is great for your children, as well as yourself.


In summary, try to make the end of a relationship everything it can be for you and your partner. Try to see things from both sides and know that you will always have some connection with that person no matter how bad it gets. Use these tips and make sure everyone is comfortable with the decision made. Please don’t rush into anything emotionally because it will hurt you in the end.

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