Divorce can leave a positive impact on your children

Posted by Adrian S. Doty, Esq. | May 24, 2022 | 0 Comments

You may often hear parents state they're only staying married until their children go to college or move out. What these parents don't realize is their unhealthy marriage may be pushing their kids out of the house too early. Children may not understand the dynamics of marriage, but they can realize when there's tension in the air.

Parents don't always realize their toxic marriage is disrupting the growth of their children. The time spent arguing or fighting with your spouse is often the time when your children need the most attention. 

Leaving a disruptive marriage gives more focus to your children during a time when they need it most. Here's what you should know:

Your children will grow better in a more emotionally open space

Children learn to adapt to their surroundings, which means constant fighting in your home could cause your children to hide away during stressful situations. Children may find it more difficult to be socially adept because they experienced poor examples of communication. 

Your children may find, after divorce, their home is more accepting of openness and communication. The one-on-one time you are able to give them — now that you aren't stuck in endless arguments with your spouse — will help your children respond to social interactions in a more emotionally stable way

How you decide to handle your marriage will show for a lifetime in your children's eyes. Keeping a level head during your divorce can show your children how to approach the next stages of their life in a mature, emotionally stable manner. Experienced legal guidance can protect your interests as you proceed.

About the Author

Adrian S. Doty, Esq.

Adrian Doty is a Senior Associate Attorney at Sunnen Law. Mr. Doty began his legal career working as a civil litigation attorney in Los Angeles before moving to the Bay Area in 2014 where he gained complex civil and family law litigation experience working for one of the largest family law firms.He has experience with a variety of complex Family Law matters, including complex and high-net-worth case matters custody and visitation disputes, contempt and post-judgment enforcement, military-family law issues, and domestic violence restraining orders. Mr. Doty understands how emotionally difficult family law matters can be, which is why he is dedicated to the efficient management of his client's cases. While he always works to achieve settlements through negotiation when possible, he aggressively litigates to protect his clients' interests when necessary. 


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