- March 20, 2017
Because it takes more than booze and ice cream to truly heal.
It doesn’t matter if this is the first time or the hundredth time – break ups suck.
Logically, you know you’d never want a relationship with someone who doesn’t want you.
But logic isn’t where you go when you get the news that it’s over.
It’s just too shocking! Unbelievable!
How could they dump you after all you’ve done for them? Don’t they realize how much you love them?
In a short span of time you’ve already experienced the first two steps of dealing with grief after a break up - shock and anger.
But then something happens – you want to understand why it ended.
You quickly jump to the conclusion it ended because of you. You start thinking that maybe you aren’t good enough, or that you’re unlovable, or that there’s something else fundamentally WRONG with you. It’s the only thing that makes sense – somehow YOU must have screwed up for this amazing person to call it quits.
You start obsessing and over-analyzing your potential faults.
Maybe you ask your ex to tell you what you did to make them dump you so you can change and get the relationship…
Read more: The 5 Things You HAVE To Do To FINALLY Get Over Your Break Up
- March 7, 2017
Your old life is over. Here's how to start your new one.
When you find out your spouse has filed for divorce, it’s pretty normal to feel disbelief – like there must be some mistake.
There’s no way they would just throw in the towel like that … would they?
Once they confirm that they do want out, you’re overcome with despair.
You wonder if you’ll survive this completely unwanted destruction of your life.
And as reality begins to sink in, your fears start to rise up. In the midst of your despair, you’re overcome with dread because you begin imagining what your life (and your kids’ lives) will become.
All you can see is misery, destruction, and legal bills.
Some of your fears are true.
Divorce will destroy your life, but only the life that was – not the life that’s ahead of you.
And believe it or not, despite how terrifying they are, your fears are actually trying to help you survive your divorce and create a new life for yourself that will really work for you.
Despite the terror they induce, your fears are warnings.
They are the absolute worst-case scenario and alert you to a risk or threat you’re facing that…
Read more: How To Stay Sane When Your Spouse Has Filed For Divorce