Divorce is a death of a marriage.
A death of the future.
A death of your present.
And, in some cases, a death of the past you thought you had.
Like any death, there is an intense sense of loss. Of mourning.
I remember feeling the aching void left behind by his absence. I worried that I would never trust again. Never love again.
I feared the best was over and loss was all that was left.
If you are feeling heartbroken and miserable, these posts are for you:
It’s so easy to believe that the way things are right now is the way they will always be. But everything changes. Even suffering.
It’s tempting to try to avoid the pain. But you can’t outsource healing; you have to do it yourself.
When you are in pain, the calendar can be your enemy. How do you handle anniversaries?
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