- November 30, 2015
Being newly divorced can feel like you're living in the Twilight Zone.
Being newly separated or divorced is a strange place. It's filled not only with all the physical and logistical changes of living alone, but also with a strange cocktail of emotions that seem to fluctuate wildly. One moment you're heartbroken. The next you're terrified. And then you're elated to be free of the marriage that wasn't really working. Then you slip into guilt about feeling good. It's a positively Twilight Zone existence.
At least that's how it was for me when I first separated from my ex. I felt completely lost, confused and utterly alone. I wasn't sure if what I was going through was normal or if I had lost my mind as well as my marriage.
The worst part was not knowing if I was still sane. Now I know that I was both still sane and a bit crazy, but that it was normal.
Just in case you're wondering if what you're experiencing is normal, I'll let you in on the 11 struggles only newly divorced women understand.
- Wondering if you're still sane.You have incredibly strange, frustrating and even obsessive thoughts exploding in your mind almost constantly. They are…