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Is it harder to work through divorce if you have kids?

When couples decide that the time to end their marriage has arrived, many concerns may be present, from the emotional impact of ending marriage to the financial implications of divorce. Furthermore, some may worry about how their decision to file for divorce will affect their kids, or if it is more difficult for parents to go through a divorce altogether. Although it is important to consider these factors, people should not feel as if they are stuck in an unhealthy marriage.

According to material that was provided by the National Center for Biotechnology Information, there are a number of ways in which going through a divorce can be more challenging for a couple when children are involved. For example, research suggests that the emotional difficulties associated with divorce can be more intense when a couple has kids. Moreover, the social and economic impact of the end of marriage may be more pronounced for couples who have children in comparison to those who do not have kids. However, the NCBI also points out that it is unclear whether or not children can act as moderators, thereby making certain aspects of divorce easier.

When it comes to a couple filing for divorce, there are many different factors that can influence the outcome of their case and their experiences along the way. Even in the presence of some challenges, those involved should pursue a healthy outcome to the best of their abilities. Moreover, this is especially important when children will be affected by the divorce.

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