Depression is the most common mental health problem amongst all sections of the population and can be triggered by a number of traumatic life events such as divorce.
Advice & Support
We have lots of divorce advice about the process of divorce and how to go about getting a divorce. We also have help and support in dealing with the challenges to be faced after divorce. It's a very difficult time especially if you have children, so we have lots to help from parenting after divorce to getting your finances in good shape for your new life. It's not going to be easy but with perseverence, optimism and a little help from us it will work out and you will be happy again.
The decision to marry was not taken lightly. You thought about it, discussed it and imagined together how it was going to be. You felt ready to make the commitment and looked forward to a happy and harmonious life.
Abuse in relationships is not the sole preserve of men and it is a mistake to pretend that abuse from women towards blokes does not happen. Abuse, and the desire to end it, is one of the common reasons for getting divorced..
Stereotypes and assumptions about abusers and victims help nobody. Abusers come from all walks of life and across the social classes. Being abused may well have been one of your reasons for getting divorced.
All couples have some difficulties within their relationship. Most of these can be resolved by them as part of the stuff we have to do in all aspects of our lives. However, there are occasions when things move up a level (or two) and it's not a DIY fix.
Current divorce rates suggest almost half of married couples will face the prospect of divorce at least once in the lifetime. The popular belief about divorce is that it has to be vicious, adversarial and very expensive.
Acts of physical and sexual violence are not the only way in which men and women seek to control each other. Getting divorced can put an end to such abuse in a relationship but the effects can last for many years after.