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The right time to get a divorce from a toxic marriage?

  1. moiponetsoka profile image35
    moiponetsokaposted 4 years ago

    When is the right time to leave a marriage that is very toxic.

    1. pisean282311 profile image59
      pisean282311posted 4 years ago in reply to this

      right now

      1. Himitsu Shugisha profile image77
        Himitsu Shugishaposted 4 years ago in reply to this


    2. paradigmsearch profile image90
      paradigmsearchposted 4 years ago in reply to this

      Assuming that neither partner has become totally insane yet, time it to maximize the best tax and other financial consequences.

    3. Hollie Thomas profile image60
      Hollie Thomasposted 4 years ago in reply to this

      As soon as you realise it is toxic.

    4. Marisa Wright profile image92
      Marisa Wrightposted 4 years ago in reply to this

      Immediately.  What does delay achieve? 

      The longer you wait, the older you get, and therefore the harder it will be to find a new partner.

      The longer you wait, the more pain and stress you cause yourself, which is not good for your health.

      If you're delaying because you don't want to hurt your partner - it won't do any good.  It will hurt exactly the same now, or in one year, or in five years. 

      There are only two valid reasons for delay. One is to give yourself time to plan an orderly exit.  The other is where there are children involved - which doesn't necessarily mean you have to stay, it just means you have to work out what's best for them.

  2. Marcy Goodfleisch profile image92
    Marcy Goodfleischposted 4 years ago

    It's the same as the right time to stop ingesting poison.  Toxic equals poison.