Unfortunately, in spite of our best intentions, approximately one out of every two marriages ends in divorce. If you're a part of the 50 percent that never has to go through the breakup of a marriage, consider yourself extremely fortunate. But if you do go through a divorce, remember that the situation does get better, with time.
Both separation and divorce are emotionally and financially taxing, but give yourself two to five years, and both your heart and your pocketbook really will heal. This section can help you with the pocketbook portion of your healing journey.