~Fairin~ Surround yourself with people who love you and don't be reserved to ask them for help. ~Dana~ Stop and listen to your soul. Fear weighs heavily and comes at you out of the blue. Face the sadness and fear, go through it, accept it, cry or kneel down. Will people comment when you switch it from In A Relationship to Single? Think about what is going on in your life; the new you, you are creating. ~ Kim ~ I was married for 33 year and 4 children.
It's the only way I made it through my divorce sane, having those supporters. You took back your life so don't waste it. It's a hard thing to do, but it will save you from the calorie-laden dish of crow you may have to eat if things go wrong. It is a new me, much stronger, better, happier, wiser and so forth. Even though we could only pick five winners, all the entrants offered excellent words of wisdom. We communicated and retained a few , and he moved to a town only twenty minutes away. The more you talk the better you are able to take the emotion out and deal with the practicality of your situation.
Don't look for a replacement person, mourn and then move on. But I am coming to realize that every day I get just a little stronger. Thanks for the votes and thanks for sharing! Then one day I looked at my cheating lying soon to be ex, and smiled and said guess what, there is a new man in my life. Your body, mind and spirit is preparing for your breakthrough and renewal. If you must contact each other due to children, keep it based on just that. I'll be able to be close to my family, can have friends over, and make my own decisions.
A year before my divorce, I left for 3 months and returned. ~Gayla~ I would tell her to always choose happiness. I had heard of cyber bullying, but I thought it happened to kids in school. Who would want a repackaged painful past waiting for them in their future? Ask him to point out your character defects. Seeing pictures of your ex-wife with someone else in your Faecbook news feed is not a great way to start the day.
I think everyone going through a divorce has different emotions and anger, but I do know that the feelings of doubt, anger sadness, guilt, worry, worthlessness, the questions or even unanswered questions are never ending. But cutting contact completely really is the only way to move forward. This may include anniversary parties, family vacations, and activities with your in-laws. I am just now dealing with all the emotions, fooling myself these past 6 months that I can handle all this on my own. Take it slow in the next relationship for the sake of you and your children if you have any. God loves me and I can count on him. .
We have to face our unhappiness and all of the above emotions and then we are ready to begin to live again. ~ Debbie ~ I would advise a newly divorced woman with children teenage or younger to consider carefully how she conducts herself and that she continue to provide a good example for her children, especially if her ex-husband has turned out to not be a good role model. Learn to be confident and learn to smile again. More and more companies are becoming embroiled in social media sites for marketing and they are good places to place hubs. I might even buy myself flowers. Advice: Do not start a new relationship at all until you have healed inside.
~ Ann ~ Free yourself from the bondage of evil that you carry around living inside your soul. Spending our money, racking up debt, emotionally abandoning me with it and my diagnosis of breast cancer, foreclosure, and bankruptcy. When my marriage ended, my ex and I stayed on amicable terms for the most part. I seriously don't understand what is wrong with men. ~ Diana ~ Be brave, be true to yourself and be strong. My church family has become my support system and every week they let me know it's going to be ok. Pray and ask others to support you through prayer and practical help.
It is so hard to see the light at the end of the tunnel but know that if you keep walking forward you will finally reach the end and will step right into your new beginning. ~ Tina ~ Stop calling your ex constantly especially when it has nothing to do with kids and mainly if he is in a new relationship. Make the best of everyday and be thankful for your experiences despite of their context. I am grateful for all the wonderful supports in my life. ~ Bec ~ I was married for 38 years and it was my children who opened my eyes to his cheating.