Your family means everything to you and you want to protect them at all costs. You and your spouse have decided that the romantic part of your journey is complete, however, and you’re going to pursue a divorce.
While there are contentious issues to settle, you believe that you’ll be able to get through it amicably. However, you’re worried that your private life comes under public scrutiny both during and after the divorce. Is there anything you can do to avoid this?
Have you considered mediation?
As you and your spouse seem confident that you’re going to be able to settle matters amicably, you may be perfect candidates for divorce mediation. This procedure has become increasingly popular in recent years.
Not only does mediation aim to settle negotiations amicably and fairly, but it can also increase your privacy. Typically, sensitive matters are shared only with those who are directly involved in the process. There is no need for anyone else to hear about it.
Watch your online activity
Millions of Americans use social media every single day. Some conduct private conversations via messaging services and others are more vocal in their political and personal opinions. The problem with sharing posts is that they can easily be seen by members of the public, even if you set your privacy setting to the highest possible.
If you and your spouse can agree not to talk about the divorce online, this is probably for the best. Of course, you will both need to vent at times, but doing so in a private way will reduce the chances of extra tension and stress.
Keeping your divorce as private as possible could benefit you, your spouse as well as your children. For further guidance on how to proceed, it may help you to reach out to someone with experience in the field of family law.