When going through a Maryland divorce, it can be helpful to view one’s choices through the eyes of another. In fact, it can even help to envision how a stronger, wiser and more savvy version of oneself might handle matters. A recently published article asks readers how a superhero might address his or her divorce needs, and then suggests that anyone preparing to go through that process could benefit from taking a similar approach.

For example, a superhero would strive to always be fair and just in all decision making. Divorcing spouses should take a similar approach, and should never allow their emotions to cloud their choices. It is important to be fair and negotiate in good faith. It is equally important to have a trusted professional oversee one’s divorce agreement before signing on the bottom line.

A superhero would also take heroic measures to protect innocent victims. In a divorce, a couple’s children are the true innocents, and should be shielded from some aspects of the end of the marriage. Parents should agree on a shared approach when it comes to explaining the reasons behind the divorce, and must avoid speaking ill of one another to or in front of their kids. This is the right thing for one’s children, and it is also a great way to begin moving forward in a healthy manner.

By emulating a superhero, spouses can move through their Maryland divorce with the greatest of ease. Thinking about the best way to approach each and every decision within a divorce can lead spouses to act in a manner of which they can be proud. It is also an excellent way to avoid letting emotion overwhelm one’s ability to make rational choices for the future.

Source: The Huffington Post, “7 Ways to Be the Superhero of Your Divorce“, Abby Rodman, July 14, 2015