The days and months after a divorce are ones that can make or break you future, depending on how you face them. You need to meet the challenges with a positive attitude and be open to the changes that are going to occur. This can be rather difficult, but you will find that the rewards are well worth it.
There are many different things that can occur in these days. Determining how to handle each one will take some thought but you have to remember that you don’t have a spouse who is going to give his input into the matters. You are the only adult who you have to please now, so there is less stress about the decisions that you make.
As you venture through the single life after the end of your marriage, you might find that you are enjoying things you didn’t have a chance to do before. Take stock of what you like and find ways that you can build those things into your life. This gives you a chance to explore yourself in ways that might not have been possible when you were married.
Another thing that you have to remember is that even if you are a parent, you need to have time for yourself. The perfect time to take this time is when the children are with their other parent. It is easy to focus on the fact that the kids aren’t home, but instead of looking at this as a bad thing, remember that you can take the time to recharge your own batteries. if you are refreshed and ready, you can take better care of the children.
Source: Our Family Wizard, “Being Open to Possibility — The Scope of Positivity After Divorce,” accessed Feb. 23, 2018