The delays and long waits associated with the Department of Veterans Affairs are well known. When a rejected disability claim is appealed, that makes a slow process even slower. Stars and Stripes, published by the Department of Defense, reports that 12 percent of total benefits claims are appealed.
A divorce has a traumatic effect on any family. However, it is possible to get through the experience with less stress, which is better for everyone involved. Anxiety about dealing with your ex is a normal feeling for all parents when the marriage or relationship ends. But, for the sake of the children, it is critical to attempt to find a way to interact with your ex that does not cause your children, or yourself, undue anguish.