Let’s be honest: divorce hurts. You are mourning the loss of a relationship, a way of living, and reentering the world as a single person. It’s scary, and you may not know what to do, or how to cope after your case is finalized.
Read on for tips and ideas on how to move on after divorce:
Mental Health Matters
Before you can full move past your divorce, you need to make sure you mental health is in check. Work through your negative emotions with a therapist, be mindful of how you’re feeling, and keep a gratitude journal.
Break a Sweat
Physical activity releases feel good endorphins in the brain. These neurotransmitters directly affect the way you feel, turning a bad mood into a good one. Exercising helps you stay healthy, both physically and mentally. It’s a win-win!
Have New Experiences & Socialize
Have you always wanted to travel solo, go back to school, or learn a new hobby? Now is the time to do it! Book that vacation, enroll in a class, go skydiving… the world is your oyster, and the possibilities are endless. Go have some fun!
Forgive and Let Go
An important part of moving on after divorce is forgiving your ex of their transgressions, and letting go of the pain you felt during the divorce. Dwelling on the past will prevent you from moving forward, and can greatly impact your quality of life. You deserve to thrive!
Before you can move on from your divorce, you first must go through it. That’s where we come in. Brian D. Perskin & Associates P.C. is a New York City matrimonial and family law firm, specializing in complex divorce matters. For more information on how we can help you, contact us at 718-875-7584. We offer completely FREE consultations, in both our Brooklyn and Manhattan offices.