By Kayla Garritano

It’s slow progress. Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie‘s lawyers are currently trying to hash out a custody agreement of their six children in their celebrity divorce. According to UsMagazine.com, a source says Pitt is waiting to file a divorce response until the agreement is in place. “Brad has a month to respond to the initial filing, so there is no rush,” another source includes. “The fact that things have quieted down so much is a good indicator that discussions are moving forward and are productive. The main issue is custody.”

Celebrity divorce is not an easy or pleasant task. What are some ways to make negotiations during a divorce easier?

Cupid’s Advice: 

No one likes the process of a divorce, as it takes a lot out of you. Cupid is here to help you try and make the process a little easier:

1. Talk it out before the lawyers: Lawyers are very helpful when it comes to a divorce, but only you and your ex-partner can talk it out before you take it further. You shouldn’t expect to go into a divorce without any idea of what the other person wants. You’d be in for possibly a very big shock.

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2. Make a list: Both of you write out a list of what you want in the divorce. Of course, you can’t list your kids if you have them. So instead, write out what you believe is a fair way to get custody of your children. You can exchange and have your lawyers start to negotiate.

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3. Ease the fighting: Yelling and screaming at each other is not the way to negotiate, and it tends to make things even worse. Try to resist the fighting. If you want the divorce to run smoothly, it’s better off to put the arguing aside.

How have you made negotiations in a divorce easier? Comment below!