Monday, July 1, 2013

No More Post-Divorce Holiday Blues

With July 4th coming up, coping with holidays becomes a critical issue for many post-divorce. This particular holiday may not even have been a big deal in your married days, but spending a "family" holiday without the family you've been accustomed to having can feel like a big deal. Just knowing that so many people are gathered in backyards around the country, sweating in the summer heat, grilling fatty hotdogs and bland burgers, and inhaling enough cholesterol to choke a horse, is enough to make anyone want to cry. Not to mention all the fascinating, stimulating conversations you're missing. But I digress.

No matter how boring the gatherings might be, or how bad the food, it's still tough to anticipate a holiday that you will be spending, if not alone, differently. I'm here to tell you that you will survive this, like so many other post-divorce insults. Here's how…
Make a plan. I'm all about getting out of the house, but if you'd rather not,...Read more here...

1 comment:

  1. I know how you feel, holidays can be tough. I recently got divorced and I'm not looking forward to the coming holidays. I'm grateful that I've had a lot of help and support through this process from my attorney Marshall Davis Brown in TX and my therapist. The biggest advice I can give you is have a strong support structure.