Reginald Black

Feb 20, 2017

I can\'t say enough about Kathleen Gingrich. I needed her services at a very difficult time in my life. ...

Deb Hoffert

Feb 08, 2017

I can not say enough great things about this law firm. Everyone is extremely knowledgeable, professional and above all else ...

John Arena

Feb 01, 2017

Peter Russo and the staff at his firm have handled my personal and professional business for almost a decade. His ...

rick scott

Feb 01, 2017

Peter was easy to work with and handled my case first class. He was knowledgeable about my case (possible age ...

Jenn Spears Brenize

Feb 01, 2017

Peter is extremely knowledgeable and aggressive, yet even-tempered. He is professional, diligent, and compassionate, and responsive to his clients\' ...

Robert Davis

Jul 25, 2018

WERE BACK !! First and foremost Peter has a sense of humor. Peter was efficient and effective and on point when ...

Angela Reighard

Jun 26, 2018

Kara Haggerty was an amazing attorney. She handled my highly toxic divorce with aplomb, carefully and skillfully. Megan was also ...

Bob Levin

May 11, 2018

I have been working with Peter for last 3 years and the experience has been worthwhile. He is a man of ...

Beth Sizer

Mar 22, 2018

I am a grandmother who just wants to be involved with her only grandson\'s life in every way, watch ...


Jan 10, 2018

Peter is an excellent attorney! He is caring and effective in his representations.

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Turning an unwanted divorce into a positive process

If your spouse has insisted that he or she wants a divorce and you do not feel the same way, the imbalance can be heart wrenching. More and more, Americans are viewing divorce as a transition from one phase of life to the next. However, it can be difficult to embrace this relatively positive outlook if you do not want the divorce you are now compelled to weather.

However, it can be beneficial to “fake it until you make it.” This is not to say that you should not grieve. Grieving is both normal and healthy. However, if you do not also begin pursuing a healthy and bright future, your negative outlook could affect your divorce settlement, your child custody arrangements and your ultimate wellbeing. If you can find your way to a sense of empowerment in regards to your divorce, you will likely begin feeling stronger, more independent and more willing to pursue healthy choices.

It is very easy for loved ones to tell you right now that your spouse is both a jerk and that he or she ultimately did you a favor. You may not be ready to hear the latter statement, as you likely feel that your spouse did you anything but a favor. However, you are now essentially being freed of someone who is not willing to stand by your side. You are being given an opportunity to do what your spouse has not. You can stand up for yourself and make both your divorce process and your future life as healing and as healthy as possible.

Source: The Huffington Post, “The TRANSIT Technique: 7 Ways to Embrace the Divorce You Didn’t Want,” Abby Rodman, Nov. 1, 2014