9 Reasons You’ll Be Ok After Your Divorce
By Duncan E. White, Owner
Inkpointe Divorce Solutions, LLC
Going through a divorce is a drag. It’s easy to get caught up in the negative emotions and feel like your world is falling apart. However, it’s important to remember that you are not alone and that there are reasons to be hopeful and optimistic about your future. Here are nine reasons why you’re going to be okay after your divorce:
You have the opportunity to start fresh
Divorce can be a chance for you to start over and create the life that you want. You can focus on your own goals and priorities, without having to compromise for someone else. It really can be a new beginning!
You will learn more about yourself
Going through a divorce can help you better understand who you are and what you want in life. You may discover new hobbies or interests, or find that you’re more resilient and capable than you ever thought.
You can create new, positive relationships
Divorce can be an opportunity to surround yourself with positive and supportive people who will help you through the transition. You may also meet new friends and partners who share your interests and values.
You can prioritize your own self-care
During a divorce, it’s important to take care of yourself both physically and emotionally. You may find that taking time to exercise, eat well, and practice mindfulness can help you feel better.
You may experience personal growth
Going through a difficult time can be a catalyst for personal growth and transformation. You may develop new skills or qualities, such as resilience or compassion, that will benefit you in the long run.
You can rediscover your independence
If you’ve been in a long-term relationship, it can be easy to lose sight of your own independence. After a divorce, you may find that you’re able to take charge of your life and make decisions on your own terms.
You have the opportunity to pursue new opportunities
Divorce can open up new opportunities for you, whether it’s a new job or a new location. You can focus on your own goals and aspirations, without having to consider someone else’s needs.
You will learn to trust yourself
Going through a divorce can be a test of your own instincts and decision-making abilities. You may find that you’re able to trust yourself more and rely less on others for validation.
You can create a new, positive future
Ultimately, going through a divorce can be the beginning of a new and positive chapter in your life. You have the power to create the life you want, with new experiences, relationships, and opportunities.
While divorce can be hard, it’s important to remember that it doesn’t have to define your life. You have the ability to create a new and positive future by hitting the reset button and moving forward with confidence and hope for the future.
If you lean into it, you can truly transform your life!
Duncan E. White is a Certified Divorce Financial Analyst (CDFA®) and has been a licensed financial advisor since 2010. He leads a Second Saturday Divorce Workshop each month for the benefit of those seeking information about the divorce process.
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