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Divorce, property division fight may stem from relationship rules

A variety of unwritten relationship rules that have been honored for years are frequently still upheld today. The reality, though, is that many of these rules may not work in all situations. In fact, they can easily result in divorce and the conflict that often comes with dealing with divorce matters in New Hampshire like alimony and property division.

One of these potentially destructive relationship rules is to let sleeping dogs lie -- in other words, do not bring up issues in a relationship. Some married couples believe that talking about their problems will only lead to more issues and conflict. However, in reality, having an argument can actually be beneficial as long as the two spouses are not being critical of one another or becoming defensive. That is because having a disagreement may help with fine-tuning the marital relationship.

Another commonly adhered-to relationship rule involves keeping up with the Joneses -- in other words, trying to one-up neighbors. The problem here is that this can cause both emotional and financial harm to the marital relationship. Unfortunately, social media platforms have worsened this problem by making it easier than ever for couples to compare themselves to other couples.

Of course, no matter what may drive two people to finally get divorced, navigating this type of family law proceeding can be complex. This is true whether two people have been married for years or for decades, and whether few or many assets are at stake in the divorce process. Fortunately, an attorney in New Hampshire can help those going through divorce to pursue the best outcomes for themselves when it comes to areas such as property division or alimony.

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