Divorce is rarely pleasant. But, not all divorces are high conflict screaming matches. Even if your soon-to-be ex-spouse has a high-conflict personality, there are many things you can do to try and keep the divorce as smooth as possible. It is in the interest of both parties to be civil, because the more conflict there is in the divorce, the higher the attorney fees will be and the longer the divorce will take to get finalized.
Step Back Before You React
There are a lot of different emotions going through both sides of a divorce. You spouse will probably do or say several things during the divorce that make you angry. Before you react to anything you need to take a step back.