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Articles About Life After Divorce

How do I get over depression and guilt after a divorce?
Posted on April 7th by Dr. Brian Stress, Psy.D.

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It would be unusual to not experience some level of depression and guilt when going through a divorce considering all the financial, emotional, physical, and cognitive resources you and your soon to be ex have put into the relationship that is ending. Think of the ending of the relationship as inflicting an emotional wound, like a scab on your knee but an emotional scab, in order to improve your life for better. With time and effort, the emotional wound will, more likely than not, scab up and…

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How long should I wait before I begin to date after me and my partner split up?
Posted on March 30th by Dr. Brian Stress, Psy.D.

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A healthy relationship with your next romantic partner generally occurs when you are comfortable with yourself, first. I am not aware of any specific time limit that is applicable to all humans after the ending of a romantic relationship to begin of another romantic relationship. Dating someone to avoid your feelings about your ex generally results in even more emotional and other problems throughout your life. When you are able to think about your ex and not be overwhelmed by your emotions…

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How do I get over depression and guilt after divorce?
Posted on December 4th by Nicole Myers, MS, LPC

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Divorce is a decision that impacts nearly all areas of our lives. It affects our financial status, where we live, who we spend time with and how we plan for our future, among other things. Divorce is a huge change and an ending to a part of our lives. Change can be very frightening and cause us much anxiety as we now face uncertainty about the future and unfulfilled expectations. There is loss of companionship, hopes, dreams and plans. Worse, we are half of the pair that made decisions which…

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How long is an appropriate amount of time to wait to start dating after my partner and I split up?
Posted on November 25th by Nicole Myers, MS, LPC

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Wouldn't it be great if someone could just give us a simple time schedule to follow? Unfortunately, and as you are probably already learning if you are asking this question, the answer is different for every individual; your timeline might not be the same as for others you know or even what others would like it to be. Fortunately, there are some clues to look for to help you decide when an appropriate time is to date for you.

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