“Attitude of gratitude” helps divorcing couples heal
For immediate release – January 22, 2007
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Toronto, ON — Few people would say that they’re grateful for their divorce. But New York Times best-selling author and Divorce Magazine contributor Debbie Ford believes that we can be grateful for the life experiences we shared with our former partner in our marriage.
“The idea may seem foreign, but it’s actually very simple and useful,” explains Dan Couvrette, Publisher and CEO of Divorce Magazine and DivorceMagazine.com. “Finding gratitude for the life you shared with your former spouse will help you move on with your life,” he says. “When you lose the resentment, you free yourself to make new, positive relationships.”
In the new winter issue of Divorce Magazine, we explore this subject with Ford, an internationally recognized life coach and the author of Spiritual Divorce: Divorce as a Catalyst for an Extraordinary Life (HarperCollins, 2006).
She recommends taking healing action steps in the Divorce Magazine article for accepting the “gifts of your marriage.” Here is an example:
Create a list of “gifts” you received as a result of being married to your former spouse.
“Reflect on the things you have learned about yourself as a result of being with him or her. What people and hobbies are in your life now that weren’t there before you met? What weakness of your ex-spouse have you had to compensate for? How has this helped to build your character? Be thoughtful and honest….Making this list will transform your negative feelings into positive ones.”
Follow this link to read more healing actions steps and the entire article: https://www.divorcemag.com/article-category/coping-with-divorce
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About Divorce Magazine
Launched in 1996, Divorce Magazine is North America’s only magazine devoted entirely to divorce. The magazine is published twice a year with six regional editions and is full of helpful articles as well as guides to local divorce professionals. The website www.DivorceMagazine.com has been a leading divorce-related source since 1996 and offers thousands of pages of self-help articles as well as divorce news, public forums, polls, information on local divorce professionals, and a blog located at www.divorcemag.com/blog. The company also runs www.BlogsOnDivorce.com, which features expert opinion and insight from leading divorce professionals, including judges, lawyers, mediators, therapists and more. For more information on Divorce Magazine, www.DivorceMagazine.com and www.BlogsOnDivorce.com, contact publisher and CEO Dan Couvrette at (866) 803-6667 ext. 24 or email [email protected].