Joseph Cordell on remaining in the marital home

“Moving out will never look good, even if you do so with honorable intentions to keep the peace or give her space.”

So says Joseph Cordell, principal partner of Cordell & Cordell, in an article for BookTrib.com. Cordell explained in his column why moving out of the marital home is one of “The 10 Stupidest Mistakes Men Make When Facing Divorce.

“By moving out without a court order and leaving the kids with the mother, your behavior speaks much louder than words,” Cordell wrote. (Read the full divorce article.) “Your behavior is telling the court that you and your wife have agreed that the children are better off in her care than yours. It’s then characterized that the man has other priorities or that he’s not capable of handling the kids.”

500,000 men face divorce each year and most will make irreversible mistakes, including moving out of the marital home.

Every example Cordell writes about in “The 10 Stupidest Mistakes Men Make When Facing Divorce” is from an actual case—and every piece of advice has been proven to work time and time again.

Visit the DadsDivorce.com store to purchase “The 10 Stupidest Mistakes Men Make When Facing Divorce.”