Then pull out the roadmap of your life – which may be a total blank sheet – and try to define a destination, but take each day, one at a time. Now, thankfully, you have worked through your despair, dismissed your demons and find yourself ready to truly move on. You can still expect turbulence along the way as you shape a new life.
Have you been through a divorce of break-up of a long-term relationship? What advice would you give for other women in the community who are going through a separation now?
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I had already lived there with him for nearly three years when our children were small and didn't want to go back for good.
Though I was aware he was feeling emotionally and sexually neglected (like I was), I was naive to believe both of us would remain faithful under such circumstances – even despite our disdain for There was the guy who didn't last long enough (sigh), and the guy who lasted too long (double sigh).
It may even be time to pick up the phone and without anger, bitterness or expectation – ask your ex just how they are doing.
Now with anger and denial and that intense sense of loss, perhaps you are ready to be friends.
In fact, just about any and every escape opportunity is considered. Money cannot buy happiness, but, it can buy choices.
This however has to wait until reach the state of EXplore. At some point you start to realize that there are things in the world you love, people who care, a future. So, before you start exploring a new life, be sure you can afford it.
If necessary, you can crash with friends or family or even try to stay at home with your ex-spouse until you save up enough money.