dealing with divorce
Life gets better post-split.
After such a long battle, I thought that I'd feel elated. Excited. But I don't feel anything like what I'd anticipated. Instead of elation, I'm feeling empty. Empty and exhausted.
Recovering from something as big as a divorce can be a challenge, but staying positive can give you the opportunity to start fresh.
The now 55-year-old was married in the late ‘90s. The couple had a son five years later, but after four years they decided
As a guy I just wanted to fix whatever I could. Give everyone the appearance that I was fine and move on. The first couple of months after the divorce were a blur. I was floating, latching on to whatever I could and just trying to make it through each day.
Thanks to Facebook and my blog, most people already knew I was divorced. No one asked me if I was married. No one asked where my husband was. And while I did discuss bits and pieces of the divorce with a few people, I never once felt less than happy about where I am in life.
Divorce can feel like a roller coaster with its twists and turns and lack of control. But unlike a carnival ride, divorce isn't fun. So if the divorce roller coaster is throwing you for a loop, here are five ways to take control.
Punishing court orders pelt you until you can hardly see straight. The motions keep coming; you're in court all the time. Child Protective Services is pounding down your door and your in-laws are pressing charges. You're broke; you're incarcerated; you're terrified. Sound like a nightmare? For many, it's reality.
When it comes to post-divorce self-medicating, Haagen Dazs and chardonnay are divorced women's drugs of choice.
For kids, the holidays are supposed to be filled with joy and excitement. However, for some children who have suffered a recent loss, the holidays can be especially hard.