Shame and guilt not only make us feel terrible, but also make us feel responsible, even if we’re not.
life after divorce
If you receive or plan to receive Social Security benefits, either for retirement or through disability insurance, how will your divorce impact these benefits?
One “benefit” about being a young divorcee is the time you still have. You haven’t given 20+ years of your life to someone who makes you unhappy. You can learn a lot about yourself and what you truly want.
This may well be the rockiest time of your life. You will be under a microscope for your children, your spouse, the legal profession, and, if you are rich and famous, the whole world. But before you know it, the worst will be over.
If you are stuck in the rejection phase after divorce, it means that your painful feelings and emotions are knocking at your inner door but you’re not yet ready to let them in.
The lesson I have learned from my eight-year ordeal is that there is no need for revenge. Sit back and wait. Those who hurt you will eventually screw up, and if you’re lucky, God will let you watch.
Everything will get better, even the way you are feeling now. It’s important that you allow yourself to process every thought and hurt feeling that you have.
It can be hard to imagine going on a date, especially after a long-term marriage. These three keys will help you step into the dating pool with confidence!
“Celebrate” and “divorce” don’t usually go hand-in-hand. But you can find joy and even celebrate parts of it – if you look in the right places.
Developing some useful new habits – such as eliminating negative thoughts & people from your life – will help you get through this difficult time.