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What To Do When You Know The Marriage Is Over


We expect the holiday season to be a time of joy, togetherness, and celebration. But, for some, it can be a period of intense reflection and realization that a marriage is over. If you find yourself in this situation, it’s essential to approach it with care and consideration. So, what should you do when you realize that your marriage is over?

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It is important in acknowledging your feelings and the need for clarity. Recognize that deciding to end a marriage is a significant step, and it’s vital to be sure about your decision. Seeking professional help from a therapist or a divorce coach can provide the clarity you need to move forward.

 Gathering information about the divorce process and available options is crucial. Attending workshops like the Divorce Options Workshop can be an excellent way to familiarize yourself with the steps involved and the choices you have. It’s crucial to make informed decisions as divorce can impact various aspects of your life, including your finances, children, and emotional well-being.

 Divorce Options workshops are held almost every week throughout California, virtually all conducted on Zoom. This accessibility means you can attend from any county, allowing you to find a time and location that suits your schedule. To find more information about these workshops, you can visit the, where you’ll discover details about the available classes and locations.

It’s natural to feel hesitant about making life-altering decisions. Be reassured that it’s okay to wait until after the holidays to address the matter. It’s essential not to feel rushed into a decision and to focus on enjoying the festive season with your family. Taking time to prepare yourself mentally and emotionally for the next steps is crucial.

When you suspect your marriage is over, it’s crucial to prioritize your well-being and make informed decisions. Seek professional guidance, attend divorce workshops, and ensure you’re mentally prepared for the journey ahead. Waiting until after the holidays is also a valid choice, allowing you to fully immerse yourself in the holiday spirit before confronting the challenging decisions that lie ahead.

Remember, your happiness and well-being should always be at the forefront of your decisions, and it’s okay to take the time you need to make the right choices for your future.

We invite you to contact us for a consultation regarding your divorce.  You may contact the Law Offices of Rebecca M. Medina by calling 559-324-5427 in Fresno or 858-285-4315 in San Diego.  You may also visit us at

Rebecca MedinaAbout the Author: Rebecca Medina

Rebecca Medina is an experienced Family Law attorney, mediator and Collaborative Divorce Lawyer serving the Fresno and San Diego areas. She handles cases ranging from complex divorce matters to child custody, spousal support, prenuptial/postnuptial agreements, QDROs and uncontested divorce cases. She was rated “Clients’ Choice” by Avvo.

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