I think it was a Country music song that said in Divorce you not only lose a spouse, but also half of your friends.
Memo to Friends: You can still be friends. The tendency is to avoid the divorcing parties. After all you just don’t want to get involved and you could end up being a witness. While this may be true you have to ask “Are you being a Friend?“
Oftentimes the friends choose a side or stay out all together, however divorce does NOT require this. One of the divorcing parties may seem to “require” this, however.
If you are a close friend of a person going through a divorce or separation they need an outlet to vent to or take their minds off of things. If you are a party to a divorce or separation requiring your friends to divorce your spouse is usually not the right answer.
Matthew Thompson is a Divorce Lawyer in Mississippi and reminds you of the wise words of WAR, the American funk band, – ” Why can’t we be friends…”