When a major life event takes place, an ideal situation would allow you to give all of your time and attention to it. Unfortunately, that is typically not how life works, as other matters continue on around you along with the major event. In particular, you may have to continue managing your work life while also going through a divorce.
Having such a major change taking place can easily cause a person to feel emotional and overwhelmed by the obligations that one must address. Because the outcomes of divorce are immensely important, you may feel that you need to give all of your attention to that particular part of your life. However, it may work in your interests to instead create a balance between focusing on your divorce and on your work.
Sacrifices will likely be necessary
Though with time and effort you could create a balance between the important matters in your life, you will likely still need to make sacrifices. After all, you cannot determine when a judge may schedule you for court, and you may need to make appointments with your legal counsel during work hours. As a result, you may end up having to delegate your work to others in the office, even though you would rather do it yourself.
Though some aspects of scheduling may be out of your control, you can manage other aspects. For instance, if your attorney or financial advisors send you emails or call you at the office, you have the option of checking your email at a later time or taking a message and returning a call later. Scheduling time into your day to handle those divorce matters may help you feel more in control.
Discretion is wise
Even if you have friends at the office, you may want to refrain from bringing too much of your personal life into the workplace. Office gossip may not directly affect the outcomes of your divorce, but it could make the work environment a bit more uncomfortable. Additionally, you do not want to leave important documents, especially those of a sensitive or confidential nature, on your office desk or in the office copy machine. That could prove to be a major privacy issue.
You may wish that you could have the ability to focus solely on your divorce until it comes to an end, but that would undoubtedly throw other parts of your life out of order. Fortunately, you can work with a Tennessee attorney who could help you manage your legal affairs as your case proceeds.