We associate the holidays with feelings of happiness, but for divorce or separated families, this time of year can be especially difficult.

Instead of joy, a lot of guys experience loneliness and sadness as they are forced to spend the holidays away from their children. Things are particularly tough if this is your first holiday season as a divorced father.

It’s not necessarily going to make things any easier, but you should know that those emotions you’re experiencing are a natural part of divorce and things will eventually get better. This is a huge adjustment, but one day you’ll have a whole new set of holiday traditions to share with your kids.

You should also know that as isolated as you might feel, you are not alone in this process. The attorneys at Cordell & Cordell are committed to helping you navigate the entire divorce process step-by-step. The firm is dedicated to getting you through a divorce so that you can start the next chapter of your life on a firm footing as possible.

On our sponsored sites, DadsDivorce.com and MensDivorce.com, you can find many articles and videos with tips and pointers on how to survive the holidays after divorce. Throughout the year, both sides give men a resource they can turn to as they transition through the different stages of divorce.

Whatever situation you find yourself in this year, the entire team at Cordell & Cordell would like to wish you a joyful holiday season and a healthy and happy new year.