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Posted by: Norma | 2010/11/20

How can one cope with divorce

i struggle to cope emotionally with my divorce....

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Many people find it difficult to keep up with new responsibilities while putting old feelings behind them after filing for divorce, and the emotional issues can last long after the divorce is finalized. However, there are ways to cope with divorce, and with help from a local divorce lawyer, you can learn about more ways to deal with the psychological affects of divorce.

A divorce is so difficult because it's similar to a loss of a relationship, friendship and future. During the divorce process, you may feel many emotions over the ending of a significant relationship, including disappointment, loneliness, depression, guilt, frustration, anxiety, anger, devastation and grief. The future is no longer what you thought it would be as your daily routine, responsibilities, relationship and identity have been disrupted and changed.

Although there isn't a particular cure for your thoughts, feelings and fears, there are some healthy ways you can find to cope with divorce. You need to always remember that you can and will move on in time.

Bertus Preller
Family Law Attorney
Abrahams and Gross Attorneys
www.divorceattorney.co.za
bertus@divorceattorney.co.za

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Posted by: family law expert | 2010/11/20

Many people find it difficult to keep up with new responsibilities while putting old feelings behind them after filing for divorce, and the emotional issues can last long after the divorce is finalized. However, there are ways to cope with divorce, and with help from a local divorce lawyer, you can learn about more ways to deal with the psychological affects of divorce.

A divorce is so difficult because it's similar to a loss of a relationship, friendship and future. During the divorce process, you may feel many emotions over the ending of a significant relationship, including disappointment, loneliness, depression, guilt, frustration, anxiety, anger, devastation and grief. The future is no longer what you thought it would be as your daily routine, responsibilities, relationship and identity have been disrupted and changed.

Although there isn't a particular cure for your thoughts, feelings and fears, there are some healthy ways you can find to cope with divorce. You need to always remember that you can and will move on in time.

Bertus Preller
Family Law Attorney
Abrahams and Gross Attorneys
www.divorceattorney.co.za
bertus@divorceattorney.co.za

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