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3 reasons to avoid delaying a divorce

There are many contributing factors to the fact Colorado's divorce rate is on the decline. In 2013, the divorce rate in the state reached a record low for the previous decade. Some experts claim this drop is due to a rise in education. 

While Colorado has seen fewer divorces, they still occur frequently. If you find yourself in a situation where you contemplate this legal action, then it may be best to simply get it over with. Naturally, you want to take your time and weigh all your options, but here are three reasons why there may be no need to delay the inevitable. 

1. More financial struggles

It is no secret that divorcing costs quite a bit of money. It is natural, but you can end up paying more than you bargained for if you continue to put off the process. You and your spouse may meet with lawyers every so often to discuss the possibility. These meetings add up. If you do not see any tangible progress in your marriage, then it may finally be time to pull the trigger and pursue the divorce wholeheartedly. 

2. Well-being of the children

In the event you and your spouse discuss divorce, it is a given you do not have the best marriage ever. Children pick up a lot of cues from their parents, especially when they are young. The way they see their mother and father interact will shape how they handle relationships in the future. If you and your spouse argue all the time and seem dispassionate, then for the sake of the children, a divorce may be best. 

3. Less bad blood

Many spouses who divorce do not necessarily hate each other, but the marriage simply does not work. It happens, and it is natural. However, when two people remain in an unhappy marriage, then the divide between the two will only grow. It may be more difficult for the two people to reach amicable solutions, and the divorce will drag on even further. 

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