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How to move on from a divorce

Posted on February 11, 2014 in the Divorce category.

For some divorcees in Omaha, moving on from a divorce can be just as difficult as dealing with the divorce itself. After all, a divorce is a major life change that most see as a major failing in life. However, it doesn’t have to be that way. What may be the end of a relationship may be the beginning of something better in life. Nevertheless, the key to enjoying the benefits of such a change come with making changes within.

Indeed, we are not licensed therapists, but through our experience as divorce attorneys we have found several steps that divorcees can take to make the transition easier.

Grieving is normal, so do it – It’s okay to have some time to pull the curtains shut, spend time with that quart of ice cream or drown your sorrows with sad songs. Grieving is a common part of divorce, even if you wanted to get out of your marriage for years. However, the key is getting back on your feet after being down.

Don’t be afraid to reinvent yourself – Some people feel like they lose themselves after a divorce, meaning that they no longer know who they are or what they should do after being in a marriage. In these instances, don’t be afraid of reinventing yourself. Charting a new path for your life is one of the great things about life itself.

Ultimately, your position in life is always subject to change, whether you are in a marriage or not. So use this time in your life to chart a new path.

Source: HuffingtonPost.com “Divorce: Not just an end, but a beginning too,” DD Richards, Jan. 31, 2014