Life After Divorce

Better days ahead” printed inside a green arrow on pavement.

10 Actionable Tips For Rebuilding A Life After Divorce For Yourself

By Dr. Karen Finn / November 11, 2021

Oh rebuilding a life after divorce. You know it has to be done. And you know you’re the one who has to do it. But seriously? Your life hasn’t even finished demo-day, and it’s already expecting you to put it back together…and better than ever? Please. It really does sound unfair, doesn’t it? Like, just how…

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Woman sitting on the floor reading moving on with life after divorce quotes.

5 Hopeful Moving-On-With-Life-After-Divorce Quotes

By Dr. Karen Finn / September 17, 2021

Sometimes being a champion in your own life needs more inspiration than what you can muster up on your own. After a traumatic experience like divorce, when your life needs a hero more than ever, self-motivation can be tough to generate. But take heart. The sages of life’s messy, confusing, spirit-stunting events have come up…

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Man sitting with his hands covering his eyes as he struggles with life after divorce.

What To Do If You’re Struggling With Life After Divorce

By Dr. Karen Finn / June 15, 2021

Divorce is rarely easy. It marks the end of something you thought would last forever – through thick and thin. And when your dreams are destroyed, moving forward from the destruction can be really, really hard. What you need to know first is you’re not alone. Struggling with life after divorce is pretty common. If…

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Woman looking sad as she struggles with getting used to life after divorce.

7 Things To Know About Getting Used To Life After Divorce

By Dr. Karen Finn / May 5, 2021

It’s that one constant in life: change. A new home, a never-thought-I-could-do-this career move, the death of a loved one, getting used to life after divorce….They’re all about change, movement, growth…and adapting. Some change you expect, whether you welcome it or futilely wish it away. There is, after all, a reason those in-the-know say that…

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Man giving 2 thumbs up because he can say, "My life got better after divorce."

How To Be Able To Look Back And Say, “My Life Got Better After Divorce

By Dr. Karen Finn / March 11, 2021

The process of divorce — the lead-up, the decision, the legal circus — is often more about getting out of unhappiness than stepping into happiness. Being able to say, “My life got better after divorce” may be a long time coming. But holding onto that vision can fuel your healing and progress. If you’re the…

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Notepad with one of the best life-after-divorce quotes: What is coming, is better than what’s gone.

7 Uplifting Life-After-Divorce Quotes

By Dr. Karen Finn / December 17, 2020

Sometimes there’s no way to put your feelings into words. Divorce can cast a pretty long shadow over your vision for the future and leave you feeling hopeless. That’s when it’s time to turn to the authors, the poets, and the been-there-survived-it veterans of loss for some uplifting life-after-divorce quotes. While cleverly crafted proverbs can’t…

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Woman sitting on her sofa using her remote to select a life-after-divorce movie to watch.

6 Cathartic And Inspiring Life-After-Divorce Movies

By Dr. Karen Finn / October 21, 2020

It’s time to break out the popcorn (and maybe a box of tissues). Sometimes you have to take therapy into your own hands – and to the movies. You may not be able to part ways with your shrink just yet, but you also may need a mini-reprieve from the format. That’s where those classic…

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Woman, who’s struggling with rebuilding her life after divorce, outside with her 3 children.

6 Tips For Rebuilding Your Life After Divorce

By Dr. Karen Finn / August 26, 2020

Yes, you can do this. Oh, the rollercoaster of it all. The falling in love, the wedding, the children, the disenchantment, the fighting, the falling out of love…the rebuilding life after divorce.  Remember your first rollercoaster ride? You climbed into your seat, fastened up, and threw your hands into the air and caution to the…

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Man moving out and coming to grips with the fact his life is a mess after divorce.

What To Do If Your Life Is A Mess After Divorce

By Dr. Karen Finn / July 1, 2020

It’s possible for you to love your life again. It’s a tricky, devious, exhausting struggle, this whole getting-over-a-relationship thing. And if you have been married, you know there is a lot more at stake than just a romantic hit-and-run. Marriage means you were vested in something bigger than just “two people in love.” So, if…

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Man with his face in his hands thinking I have no life after my divorce.

What It Really Means When You Think, “I Have No Life After Divorce”

By Dr. Karen Finn / May 6, 2020

Not all thoughts are true – no matter how much you believe them. Living in an unhappy marriage can feel like no life at all. The imprisonment of feeling trapped and seeing no way out can extinguish your vitality and your hope for the future. But even in the worst of experiences that beg for…

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Woman sitting outside and laughing as she realizes, “I love my life after divorce!”

6 Strategies To Get To The Point Where You Can Truthfully Say, “I Love My Life After Divorce”

By Dr. Karen Finn / March 11, 2020

Moving forward won’t necessarily be easy, but it is necessary if you want to love your life again. It’s the end of life as you know it. It marks the influx of unknowns and full-spectrum emotions you may not even recognize, let alone be able to identify. It’s also the beginning of a paradigm shift…

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Smiling man sitting at a table enjoying his quality of life after divorce.

How To Take Charge Of Your Quality Of Life After Divorce

By Dr. Karen Finn / November 22, 2019

You can beat divorce – if you’re willing to do the work. The aftermath of divorce can wreak havoc with your heart and play all kinds of tricks with your mind. As if the shock, grief, and change in everything aren’t enough, you also have to worry about your quality of life after divorce. Where…

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