Ending a marriage is hard and adjusting to the aftermath of such a substantial change can be just as challenging. To ensure this new chapter in your life goes smoothly, we compiled a list of mistakes you should avoid now that your divorce has been finalized.
Starting Your New Life on a Positive Note
No matter how much you wanted to end your marriage, getting used to life as a single person again may take some time.
Here are some mistakes you should avoid along the way:
- Making big changes: Getting divorced is a big change and it may be tempting to continue to make more big, drastic, impulsive changes. However, it is important not to do anything major that you may potentially regret later. Before making any decisions that could have serious ripple effects, consider them very thoroughly.
- Stalking your ex’s social media accounts: Even if you are over your ex-spouse, you may still feel the urge to check in on what they are doing, who they are dating, or if they are doing well. Unfortunately, this can become an obsessive habit that keeps you from truly moving on. Stop checking your ex’s social media accounts and focus on yourself.
- Foregoing counseling: There are a lot of emotions to work through after a divorce and therapy can help you process them, so do not neglect this important step in healing. Seeing a therapist can also prepare you for future relationships once you decide to look for a new partner.
- Getting into a serious relationship immediately: There is nothing wrong with dating after a divorce. After all, life is a lot better with companionship. However, getting involved in a serious relationship right off the bat may not be the healthiest decision. Take your time and avoid rushing into anything.
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