Emotional fallout after a divorce is a given, especially if it was hurtful and involved infidelity and deception. You can get on with your life, but you need to be aware of some home truths.
You may find yourself dragging your feet and in order to get anywhere you have to stop. Take off the ring, sign the papers, get rid of the mementos. Grieve. It is a loss and it deserves the respect of grief. It’s okay to be afraid. Be real, express yourself and find a therapist that can guide you as you find new things that make you feel good.
- In order to get on with your life, after a hurtful breakup, it’s important to do the practical things, sign the papers, take off the ring.
- Allow for grief, divorce is a loss and it deserves the respect of a grieving period, you need to feel what you feel.
- Allow yourself to be afraid of this new chapter and know that trepidation is normal and you will be inspired to make a fresh life for yourself.
“For many, the broken bonds and breach of trust are irreparable.”