The Importance of Self-Care for Divorced Dads

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Working thru the divorce process is never easy, and it takes a toll on all involved.

Many times during a separation we are solely focused on “getting it over and finalized” and do not worry about the personal, emotional and physical collateral damage it leaves behind.

But it doesn’t have to be that way!

Establishing self-care routines early on in the process can be very beneficial and here’s why:

  • When your mind is clear, you can make better-informed decisions
  • Sharing your divorce challenges with others who have gone thru a divorce can release your pent-up anger and frustrations
  • Physically taking care of yourself by working out, running or other forms of physical exercise releases endorphins which can help you reduce your anxiety and depression
  • Taking care of yourself shows your children the right way to deal with life-altering situations in a positive way

Keeping your emotions all to yourself doesn’t make you strong, it makes you more stressed out.

Our group of experts can help you develop a self-care program to help you diffuse some of the stressors that divorce brings.

The collaborative divorce process is an alternative dispute resolution method that can assist you and help maintain your family unit while staying away from court litigation.

The Collaborative Practice of San Diego is a nonprofit, multi-disciplinary referral network of independent attorneys, mental health professionals and financial advisors working together to assist clients through one of the most difficult times in their lives – divorce.   The collaborative divorce process promotes problem-solving and the peaceful resolution of family law issues, with an eye toward preserving the emotional, as well as the financial assets of the family.

Contact us today for a FREE consultation to see how we can help you and your family with your emotional and physical needs during the divorce process.

Note: This information is general in nature and should not be construed as legal/financial/tax/or medical advice. You should work with your attorney, financial, medical or tax professional to determine what will work best for your situation.

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