During the proceedings you will be asked about your intentions with regard to cohabiting or remarrying.

It’s just wise to have an idea of the pros and cons of doing so before the divorce is final, so that you’re fully informed of what the consequences might be.

It needn’t stop you having fun, and we really hope you do!

You will know your children best of all, but it is important not to underestimate the effect of a separation on them, and the time it will take them to work things through in their mind.

Any proposed introductions of a new partner must be handled sensitively.

As we mentioned in our blog on divorce myths, a sexual relationship with someone other than your husband/wife is still adultery even if you have technically separated.

It is an unfortunate truth that in this technological age, suspicious or jealous spouses or other family members can (and do) hack, bug and snoop into computers, phones and emails, looking for evidence of a new relationship.Returning to the single life is a major adjustment.However, it also offers an exciting second chance at love.Children can be unsettled by repeated introductions their parents’ girlfriends or boyfriends, whom they may consider to be their potential step-parents.Serious new relationships can also impact upon financial negotiations and settlements.For many people, divorce is about one door closing and a lot of other doors opening up.