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Things to Think About Before a Second Marriage

 Posted on October 12, 2018 in Family Law

IL divorce lawyerMarriage is a partnership between two people who have pledged to share their lives together. Unfortunately, marriages do sometimes end in divorce and those two individuals separate. However, divorce does not have to be the end of a person’s dating life. If you have previously been divorced and are now considering marriage again, there are some important factors to consider before making the decision to remarry.


You have to think about what your feelings are regarding family and the responsibilities that come with it. If you have a child or if your possible spouse has a child, you need to consider how they will be affected by your new marriage and if you want to be part of each other’s family.


It is important to be attracted to your partner. Attraction is more than just physical attraction, it is mental and emotional as well. If you enjoy your partner’s personality, share their interests, and want to be around them it will help your new marriage.

Learn from Mistakes

One critical component of marrying for the second time is making sure to learn from your first marriage. Analyzing what happened to cause the marriage to end can be difficult and emotional, but a second marriage is more likely to succeed if you can identify what went wrong and make sure it does not happen again.

Start Fresh

Related to learning from your mistakes, it is also essential to resolve emotional issues and expectations before marrying again. It is not fair to your new partner or you to expect that everything you enjoyed from the first marriage carries over exactly. Finding new experiences and enjoyment with your new spouse will be helpful in making the marriage last.


Rushing into a second marriage will not be beneficial to you or your spouse. Taking the time to be alone and handle all of your own chores, bills, and live by yourself for a time can be advantageous. Once you have taken time for yourself to work through your emotions you will have an easier time with a new relationship.

Contact Our Experienced DuPage County Divorce Lawyers

If you are planning on getting remarried, the attorneys at Mevorah & Giglio Law Offices can help you understand your divorce rights and obligations to see how a new marriage would alter them. If you are considering a prenuptial agreement, we can assist you in that process as well. Contact our knowledgeable DuPage County divorce lawyers at Mevorah & Giglio Law Offices for a free initial consultation today.



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