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Divorces peak following winter and summer family vacations

Is there really such a thing as divorce season? Many people tout this term, but is it really true? In some instances, it is true. There seems to be a pattern in divorces and it tends to follow two major seasons; winter and summer. Many families go on vacations during the winter and summer seasons. This is when divorces tend to skyrocket, following the family vacation.

Many couples try to save their marriages during the holiday season, or by going away on a family vacation, hoping that everything will right itself. More often than not, the return home is not the same as before and the attitudes change since vacation is now complete. The high expectations of the vacation might have also not been met, which can lead to disappointment, resentment and other feelings. This leads to a jump in divorces in the months of March and August.

Many experts feel that the spike in divorce proceedings in the month of March happens due to the beginning change in weather. The sun starts to shine a bit longer each day and the temperature begins to warm up a bit. Because of this, people become motivated to take action. Some people take action by filing for divorce, while others take action by enrolling in couple's counseling.

Divorce is a difficult subject for many people to broach. It's always best to prepare for a divorce filing with the help of an experienced Rhode Island divorce attorney. All of your questions can be answered so you know what to expect once you file.

Source: Medical News Today, "Divorce is seasonal, peaks following family vacations," Hannah Nichols, accessed Aug. 18, 2017

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