From conscious uncoupling to War of the Roses, every divorce is as unique as the relationship that preceded it and the two individuals involved. From compassionate and collegial to aggressive and debilitating, and every shade in between, experts weigh in on what happens when a marriage is over.
The dissolution of a marriage is a legal act that may not always coincide with a couple's emotional tearing asunder. Divorce is typically a painful process for all concerned. While it can take adults time to regain psychological equilibrium, whether or not children ever recover a stable perspective continues to be debated.