The decision to file for divorce may add additional legal burdens and restrictions upon a spouse. They may have to delay financial and parenting decisions and suffer inconvenience during the period between filing and the issuance of the decree.
So, your relationship has deteriorated and is spiraling out of control. Supercharged emotions dominate. Conflicts have become so frequent or unbearable that remaining in the marriage is untenable, or instances of abuse or emotional pain are no longer able to be reconciled. You and your spouse are facing an inevitable split, bringing a wide range of emotions such as anger, confusion, fear and relief. But you have children together, so how do you get through this time?