Part of recovering from divorce involves adjusting to life without the other person in it. While it may feel good in a lot of aspects, you might find yourself at a loss on what to do with yourself and how to proceed. If you find yourself in this position, read on for some great tips on reclaiming your life.
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Most women talk about the "Hole" in their lives left from the other person's absence. When you divorce, you are without a partner, and no matter how you may feel about it, there are adjustments to be made. Dealing with this reality is part of the process of evolving into a single woman.
Although you may not have a choice about the divorce, you do have choices about what comes next in your life. Let's look at the "hole" in a new way. Rather than concentrating on how empty it may feel, consider this- the "hole" offers opportunity for growth and change.
Think about things you gave up during the marriage. It can be something as simple as watching a "girl movie" or as drastic as sky diving. The reality is that while marriage affords us lots of opportunity, it also involves compromise.
When you are single, you do not have to compromise as much. You have many more options. Look at the hole as an opportunity for self-fulfillment. It can empower you in ways you may not have thought possible.
Here are some simple and fun suggestions from other divorcing women on filling the empty place in your life.
Today, look at the "hole" as an opportunity to bring new experiences into your life. Consider that you have infinite choices! While there may be losses in your life, today focus on the opportunities and options you have.
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Recovering from divorce is a process of rediscovering who you really are. And the following articles have lots of tips and advice to help you do just that: