When two people decide to join their lives in marriage, it may take a while to get the process worked out. It may take just as long, if not longer, to recover a person’s single life after a divorce. Many people have seemed to struggle to adapt to having such a change in life, but it can be done. For residents in Utah, there is hope on the other side of a divorce.
Some people who have worked with those who have been through a divorce process have suggested that it may take a few years in order to feel like a whole person again. The changes that are a result of a divorce can be harder to work through for some people. The life change is similar to losing employment or other type of traumatic event in one’s life.
Some trained professions recommend that a person who has just gone through a divorce avoid any other major decisions or life changes while going through the healing and recovery process. They also advise that a person not start another meaningful relationship too soon because of the emotional healing that needs to be experienced first. It is also suggested that no long distance moves or other major changes are acted on too soon.
While a divorce is usually not entered into without serious thought and consideration, it could possibly still cause much turmoil in the family’s life. The former partners may need time to understand how their new single life will work out for them. If there are children involved, then they too, may benefit from patience and understanding from the adults in their lives. Utah residents do have resources to turn to when they have questions regarding divorce, custody of children, visitation and other issues that may be included when a divorce seems the most likely solution for a troubled family.
Source: Huffington Post, “How To Move On After Divorce, And How Long It Really Takes,” Ashley Reich, July 30, 2013