Top 10 Tips for a Great Divorce

What if your divorce is the best part of your marriage?

For some people, divorce inevitably will be ugly. For lots of reasons it’s how it will play out. For many people, though, splitting up is a grief-filled experience full of genuine loss and wonderful opportunities. If that’s where you are, if you simply were not meant to be married anymore and you are two people of good will, trying to be decent to each other, here are 10 great ways to protect and insulate your fragile peace:

1. Don’t try to be friends too soon.

Your reactions, impulses, needs and interests will cycle differently. You need a safe, professional distance from each other to conduct the business, set the rules and boundaries that will allow you to move into a parenting partnership and to see if a new friendship might flourish.

Read the full article here http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/because-im-the-mom/201101/top-10-tips-great-divorce