The holidays are over and once more, they didn't live up to your hopes. Maybe you thought that somehow some of the magic would be recaptured during that time, but it just didn't happen. Maybe you had mentally given yourself until the end of the year for things to change. Or maybe you just wanted to get through the holidays and not ruin them for the kids, before going to see a lawyer.
For these reasons, and I'm sure many more, the New Year is the beginning of the divorce process for many couples. Usually January is spent meeting with and selecting an attorney, and the actual filing happens in February.
How did it get to this point? Guest blogger, Brionna Kennedy, has written about it:
The Top Five Reasons for Divorce and How to Prevent them
5. Lack of Preparation