Stay at home moms who divorce go through the same stress and anxiety any other parent goes through in this very difficult chapter of any person’s life, but with one exception.
Many stay at home moms who divorce have been out of the work force for many years, especially in California long term marriages. This causes a few complicating factors in the divorce case because the stay at home mom becomes financially dependent on the husband (at least in the beginning of the case) and can face emotional and financial challenges.
In this article, we are going to discuss one topic of challenge for stay at home moms who divorce – whether they should get a job during the divorce. It’s a question that comes up because mothers are trying to balance many factors, including the two most important being their ability to care for their children and the impact on their support. It is these two factors we will focus on. [Read more…]