Getting divorce may seem like the end of the world. The process of letting go of a life you once knew, alongside the man you vowed to spend the rest of your life with can be agonizing. If you feel like you are trapped in hell, know that sometimes you have to hit rock bottom before you bounce back.
But whatever you do, please do not despair. Before anything else, you must face the dark times and be radically sincere with yourself in order to heal your wounds. Don’t pretend to be stronger than you are, on the contrary, you need to completely surrender so that you can rebuild yourself from scratch once and for all. Otherwise, you will never feel complete again.
Going down the rabbit hole after this painful experience is totally normal but you now must rise from the ashes of divorce. You must take the plunge into this tormenting process and, trust us, it will be the best investment you have ever made.
Here is what you can do to heal better and sooner:
1. Find out what you want for the next chapter in your life
Once you knock off your negative thinking, you will find yourself willing to accept that you genuinely deserve an authentic happy life. Instead of focusing on the past, it is crucial to aim your full attention on the future and rebuild that post-divorce life.
Start asking yourself, what kind of job career would make you feel fulfilled, what hobbies would bring you joy, what type of relationship would make you happy. It’s important to remember to centralize all your thoughts on what you do want, rather than what you do not want.
2. Blow off the dark thoughts
Resentment, anger, fear, guilt, self-doubt, a lot of negative emotions overtake you by storm. Stop saying about yourself that you are worthless or unlovable, let go of those awful core beliefs and start engaging in mindfulness exercises to get rid of these old opinions about you once and for all.
3. Make progress and move forward
After deciding what you want in your new phase of life, you’ll take the next step with a lucid mind. You must desire to be the best version of yourself, especially if you want to regain confidence in yourself and enter the dating world again. It must feel like a rebirth, try to live your life as healthy as possible, by meditating, working out or eating better.
Doing this will help you put that awful divorce behind you and start a new reality, where you are capable of love and being loved. Taking these small but vital steps each and every day will eventually change your life for the better. You will finally be over him and the misery of divorce. Please share this!