Differences in outlook and long-standing disputes between you and your spouse can make going through divorce proceedings even more challenging. In some cases, your spouse may actually be suffering from a personality disorder. While resolving divorce-related issues is likely to be more complex in these cases, our Chicago divorce attorneys provide the legal help and support you need.
Personality disorders are a mental health issue in which an individual exhibits a rigid and unhealthy pattern of thinking and behaving. According to the Mayo Clinic, this can lead to problems with functioning, perceptions, and interacting with others in relationships, on the job, and in social settings. In many cases, the person does not even perceive they have a problem and their way of thinking or doing things may seem perfectly normal and natural to them.
Unfortunately, personality disorders can have a major impact on others in their lives. This is particularly true in marriage and when going through a divorce. Even in relatively mild cases, personality disorders can prolong divorce proceedings and make them more contentious. Among the most common include:
At the Women’s Divorce and Family Law Group, we provide the practical help and support you need to prevent a difficult spouse from disrupting or delaying your divorce proceedings. Call or contact our Chicago divorce attorneys and request a consultation to discuss your case today.
There are many factors to consider when contemplating divorce, and a pre-divorce planning session can help you begin to plan for a divorce. Please contact the professionals at the Women’s Divorce & Family Law Group by calling (312) 585-6604 or clicking here to schedule a consultation.