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What to do if my spouse become uncooperative during divorce?

If you are contemplating divorce in Ohio, one thing you should give some consideration to is if your spouse becomes uncooperative. Sure, things may seem fine now. You and your partner have talked about ending your relationship but have been on the fence about it for some time. Whatever your reasons are for the delay, it is important for you to consider the possibility of them becoming uncooperative. 

Sometimes divorces do not go the way people plan. For one reason or another, some individuals become mean angry, irrational and determined to do everything possible to be disagreeable. Take some time to review the following steps you should take if your partner becomes uncooperative. 

Be the bigger person 

It can become challenging for you to communicate with your spouse during the divorce negotiations. It may seem as if they always have something negative to say to you and disagree with every potential solution that benefits you. Regardless of how they make you feel, do not take it personally. Stay calm so you can make healthy decisions about your situation. 

Establish priorities 

When there is conflict about, it might be hard for you to think about your needs. Take time to establish your priorities so you know what to keep sight of. For example, if you have kids, their well-being should be your top priority. According to Babble.com, parents who make their kids the “main focus” can help them to become happy, secure, healthy and adjusted. 

Work on you 

Get counseling and hang out with your friends and family more. Do anything you need to do to keep yourself sane and healthy about your situation. If you do not take care of yourself, who else is going to see to it that your divorce is settled fairly? 

All is not lost if your partner becomes uncooperative. You should plan your divorce with this scenario and others in mind to ensure you get the outcome you want.

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