There has been plenty of research that confirms that married people are happier and healthier than people who are divorced. The health benefits of marriage are pretty easy to see. Spouses offer a support system to each other when times are difficult and provide companionship. Couples motivate each other to improve themselves and encourage each other to develop various good habits.
Many Louisiana parents agree that successful child rearing often involves the need to make difficult decisions that sometimes include saying or doing things that might disappoint their children. For instance, if your child asks permission to go to a party, you might believe something or someone there could jeopardize your child's well-being. Even though you want him or her to be happy, you might say "no" because you want what's best for your son or daughter.
Going through a divorce can have a negative impact on your finances. You probably already realize that all of your assets, including your bank accounts, are likely going to be divided. What you might not realize is that your debts have to be divided too. This can affect your finances in more than one way. On top of having to cover some of the debts with your new single income, your credit might take a hit.