Healing After Divorce: Finding Joy Again

Woman sits in a chair across from her therapist with a clipboard who listens to her talk

After enduring a divorce, you may wonder if you’ll ever be happy again. You likely went through a lot with your ex-spouse in order to make the decision to get a divorce, and the divorce itself was probably very taxing.

Fortunately, there are some steps you can take to work toward finding joy again. Here are some things you can do:

Don’t Be Afraid to Reach Out

If you’re having a difficult time adjusting to your new situation, don’t hesitate to reach out to your friends and family. It may feel like you’re alone on an island, but you’re not.

Even if you don’t have friends and family that you feel comfortable reaching out to, there are other people who care and want to help you. Psychological therapists genuinely care about helping people—that’s why they do what they do. Many insurance policies cover most of the costs associated with psychological therapy, so it may be helpful to check with your insurance provider to find some therapists that are in your company’s network.

Get Rid of What No Longer Serves You

Having clutter around can be more of a hindrance to your happiness than a helper. Sometimes, it helps to just get rid of the stuff and only keep the items that sincerely bring you happiness.

Stay Busy

It may be wise to pick up new routines. Doing the same things you did while you were married could keep you stuck in that part of your life when it’s now time to move on. Keep yourself busy, but find new activities that serve your soul.

If you have questions about the divorce process, talking to an attorney about your situation can help ease your concerns.

Schedule a consultation with our Colorado Springs lawyers today by calling us at (719) 626-8530.

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