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Life after divorce: How to move toward a happy new lifestyle

Most Michigan married couples do not enter their unions thinking they will one day wind up on opposing sides in court. In fact, divorce catches many spouses off-guard, thus setting the stage for some serious emotional challenges. The process is typically more easily navigable if one knows where to turn for support.

Talking to other people who have already divorced may be helpful. Also, looking ahead to the future and implementing various strategies may jump-start a successful new lifestyle and help newly divorced people overcome any lingering emotional trauma that exists. Others have weighed in on the topic, providing recommendations for how best to proceed to rejuvenate one's spirit after divorce.

Some say treating oneself to a luxury item or two is just the ticket to improve one's mood following a marital split. Especially if spending money was always a bone of contention in marriage, the act of splurging can be rather therapeutic. It may also be beneficial to pursue new hobbies or interests. Developing a new career or launching a business are additional options for those seeking new adventures and positive activities following their marital break-ups.

There will typically be good days and bad days following a divorce. Sometimes, legal problems continue to surface long after a court order is issued, which can dampen one's efforts to get his or her life back on track. In such situations, it's often best to seek immediate assistance from an experienced Michigan family law attorney to help rectify the problem as swiftly as possible.

Source: New York Daily News, "How to relaunch your life after a divorce", Jacqueline Newman, Oct. 10, 2017

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