Divorce is stressful in itself, the holiday season may produce additional stress. It is important for the parents to remember what is in the child's best interest. Often it is easy to get caught up in the divorce dispute but don't lose sight of what is truly important.
Here are some strategies for managing your stress during a holiday divorce. First, you may need to compromise family traditions in order to accumulate for the new family situation that you are being faced with. Second, do not hold grudges, make sure that you are thinking clearly before you react to a situation you are unhappy with. Third, as I stated previously you will need to make sure you are keeping your child's best interests at heart. Lastly, it is often beneficial to have an outlet and a network of friends and family to share you thoughts, concerns, and feelings with.
Divorce lawyers at the Orange County Family Law Offices are ready to assist with any questions you may have.