7 Tips For Creating a Life You Love after Divorce

Share on Tumblr
By Joy Cipoletti, Featured DM Blogger - August 25, 2013 - Updated October 02, 2013

 

Though it may seem unlikely in the midst of divorce, or in the early days after the legal proceedings are final, it is possible to create a life you love after divorce.

Here are 7 Guidelines to help you on your way:

1. See your life as having purpose and meaning; there’s more to life than just getting by.

2. Let go of the life you thought you would have or any preconceived notions of what that life should look like; this opens you to the possibilities that will unfold.

3. A spiritual foundation is necessary; don't try to go it alone.

4. Define a Higher Power that works for you – this Power is available any time you ask, no matter what name you use for the God of your understanding.

5. See the challenges you face as a divorced mom as opportunities for growth and your highest good; solutions are present at the same time that the problems appear if you have eyes to see.

6. A shift in perspective is all that is required to start turning things around.

7. You don’t have to leave the “real world” to be spiritual; walking a spiritual path in the world, rather than escaping from it, is hard but rewarding. There is much joy in parenting, working and the many opportunities available to us today to lead full and rich lives.

 

Share on Tumblr
Recommended For You
Learning To Be Alone, But Not Lonely After Divorce

For the first time in 22 years, it was just me. Eventually, I learned that I could be alone, without being lonely.  


Single Parenting And Dating:  8 Tips For Helping Children Adjust

Following divorce or a spouse's death, children may feel uncomfortable as parents begin dating again. Here are my tips for easing the adjustment.  


Divorce: A Tragic End Or Start Of Something Better?

Is divorce only the sad end to a relationship that was supposed to last forever or can it be an opportunity for transformation and a better life? 


Around The Web
Comments 0 Comments

Enter the text you see in the image.

DivorcedMoms
 Wants YOU...
To Become A Contributor
DivorcedMoms Direct

Subscribe to our FREE newsletter!

Go!