When you got married you believed that everything would be okay. Sure you knew that you would have arguments but you believed that you and your partner would settle your arguments amicably. When life gets in the way, together will find a way to find your way back to each other. Most of all you believed that there would be lots of love and laughter. This isn’t what you are currently experiencing.
Statistically the divorce rate is between 40% and 50% for first marriages and higher for second and third marriages. Despite the odds, you never thought your relationship would end. The day you never thought would happen – has happened. Divorce is your current reality. Many people believe that divorce recovery happens over time. Time does not heal the hurt from a relationship breakdown. It only creates scar tissue.
There are a lot of things to consider in order to recreate life post divorce or separation. Your divorce may have taken years to settle which may have left you emotionally and financially exhausted. An indicator of your success in recreating your life is largely depend on how well you went through the divorce process. You know that you have to recreate life post divorce but you are not sure where to begin. There are so many things on your plate; you need to find a new home, build new friendships, start a new career or learn to live life as a single parent.