By Robin Roshkind, Esquire, West Palm Beach, Florida
I am not a shrink, I am a divorce lawyer. But over the years in my divorce practice, I have made some observations. The recurring marriage themes that lead husbands and wives to becoming clients sitting in my office are as follows:
1. Lack of respect. 2. Lack of intimacy. 3. Physical or mental abuse. 4. Money problems.
5. Addictions. 6. Mistrust. 7. Miscommunication.
Oftentimes, several of these marital problems exist together. There are two ways to deal with a bad marriage: fix it or bail. If you want to fix it, professional help is often warranted. This could be anything from Alcoholics Anonymous to marriage counseling to anger management classes. Your spouse has to admit there is a problem, and you have to take some responsibility too.
If you have tried to fix a broken marriage and are resolved to go the divorce path as the only way out, talk to a divorce lawyer. At a consultation, a divorce lawyer should learn about all the facts of the marriage and apply the Florida divorce law to those facts. Rights, options, and various and possible outcomes should be reviewed and discussed. It is important to have realistic expectations and know that the wheels of justice turn ever so slowly. Divorce is a lengthy process. For more information, call one of the divorce lawyers at ROBIN ROSHKIND, P.A. at 561 835 9091 or click on the Firm’s web site at http://www.familylawwpb.com for more information.