Divorce is a very painful thing. There is nothing that can immediately take the pain away. It is something that must be worked through. If you are experiencing divorce, there is a grieving process. Taking away the pain would make you miss out on the growing process which is so necessary to bring about real healing, And you might risk getting into a rebound relationship.
Here are 8 tips that may help your transition.
Let yourself mourn: Some people are afraid to expose their weaknesses even to themselves. You can fall apart! Cry, scream, yell, throw things and let it go.
Work through your feelings: Don't avoid yourself. Face your pain and eventually things get a little easier day by day.
Learn to like yourself: What's so wrong with you? You are awesome!
Rediscover who you used to be: Family was your main priority and over the years you became last. Go find yourself!
Discover a new side of yourself: There is nothing wrong with trying something new. It can actually be quite refreshing.
Dare to be alone: I challenge you to spend a day with yourself. You just might enjoy it.
Consider transitional relationships: Once you feel ready, build a friendship with someone who is not your type and chances of you creating a rebound relationship are slim.
Embrace your new roles: You've depended on your spouse and now all of a sudden you are responsible for it all. Get your game plan together, it's you against the world!
By K. Graves
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