Divorce and other family conflicts can be extremely stressful and painful events, and emotions can be all over the place. Thus, hateful texts, e-mails, and other forms of messages full of anger and frustration are not uncommon between parties that are getting divorced. And yes, something the anger or hatred is (or at least feels like it is) justified. Regardless, we think that sending any sort of message to an ex-spouse that can be easily printed or stored is a reckless move, as it could very well end up in
It’s not shocking to suggest that most people hold bitter anger and resentment towards their ex-spouses, especially if the divorce is still fresh in everyone’s mind. Even in cases where things are fairly amicable, there was a reason for the divorce and you’re probably not going to be your ex-spouse’s biggest fan.
But there eventually comes a time where you need to push these emotions aside and work together with your ex-spouse for the sake of your children, especially in cases where there is joint or shared custody. This can be