Understanding these five key issues can help women prepare for divorce and make the process easier and more financially manageable.
Divorce can help struggling couples reclaim their independence, but it is not without its dangers, especially for women. The physical and financial repercussions of divorce can be harder on women than men in various ways. A 2015 Duke University study of over 15,000 people found that “women who had been divorced once were 24% more likely to have a heart attack. Women divorced at least twice were 77% more likely to have a heart attack.”