Making The Complex

PLEASE NOTE: To protect your safety in response to the threats of COVID-19, we are offering our clients the ability to meet with us in person, via telephone or through video conferencing. Please call our office to discuss your options.

Identifying anger triggers may help during Louisiana divorce

Everyone gets angry at some point in their lives. While many individuals may have the ability to quickly quell such feelings and keep a level head, some Louisiana residents may have a more difficult time preventing their anger from taking over. Unfortunately, parties in the latter group may have a more challenging time when going through tense situations, such as divorce proceedings.

Because ending a marriage can cause a considerable amount of stress, it is not unusual for people to meet that stress with anger. However, if a person allows anger to fuel the decisions made during the process, issues could arise. Therefore, parties may want to determine what aspects of their situations most easily trigger their anger in hopes of finding out how to avoid or better address those triggers.

Once individuals understand what sets them off, they could acknowledge the anger they feel and why they feel that way. The acknowledgement of this emotion could play an important role in actually addressing and working through the feeling. Rather than stewing in feelings of rage, parties may be able to find a useful way to relieve their stress and move forward. 

Sometimes feelings of anger can even stem from different emotions, such as pain or sadness. These feelings are not uncommon during divorce, and many Louisiana residents may find themselves becoming too emotionally driven when making important decisions. In such cases, parties may want to review their approach in order to avoid possible choices that could have negative future impacts. If individuals hope to stay better focused on the task of successfully completing their marriage dissolution, they may want to enlist the assistance of a legal professional.

Source:, “5 Tips to PROPERLY Deal With the Anger You Feel Over Your Divorce“, Karen Finn, June 10, 2017


FindLaw Network
As Heard on All Things Legal | WWL | AM870 | FM 105.3 | News | Talk | Sports
Sophisticated Woman Badge jpg