I am who I am today because of that divorce. I'm Strong, Intelligent, Loving, Caring, Thoughtful, Patient, Understanding and Compassionate...I know who Kim is. That's my happily ever after!
Think about something you're great at -- whether it's a hobby, passion or a job. Did you start out rocking it? Or did you make a few stumbles and hit a few rough patches before reaching stride? Think about what you learned from each mistake. Each downfail. Each god-awful yet lesson-rich failure.
Divorce ≠ Failure.
4. Know that you may not get a happy ending. "I do know it takes two to tango, both in the falling apart of the relationship
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Many divorced people can remember a moment when a little voice in their head told them loudly and emphatically, "This marriage is over!" It's a moment when a line is crossed and there is no looking back.
Most of us marry with the best of intentions. Sometimes that just doesn't work out. We shouldn't slap a #fail label on people who divorce. Let's have faith that they'll do things better the next time -- or maybe the time after that.
Two weeks after I moved out of my second husband's house, I learned that I had cancer. So now, when people tell me they're thinking of divorce, I tell them to get a full-body scan first.