Getting a divorce is a very stressful time and things can seem very overwhelming, but no matter how difficult it is specially emotionally there are things that have to be taken care of. There will be a lot of lose ends that need to be tied up.
Now that you have made the decision to get a divorce you and your spouse need to figure out how everything is divided. Many time it can get pretty messy in a court room because you cant come to an understanding and fight for certain things you have accumulated during the marriage. It is always a good idea to try to come to an understanding before going to court that can make the whole divorce process a lot easier.
Another big thing people have problems adjusting to after a divorce is being on your own all of a sudden, you are used to coming home after work and spending the evening with your spouse, now you are coming home and nobody is there, unless you have kids of course. You will have to try to move on with out falling into a depression which is very easy to do in the beginning, you feel lonely and depressed. But things will get better just start building a new routine, get a hobby or a pet to invest your time into.
Try to make a plans to meet up with your friends ones or twice a week that will help with the loneliness. No matter how hard it seems to be in the beginning it will get easier, just keep a clear focus on why you got a divorce and what you can do to make it better. There is a life after divorce and usually it is a lot better after the divorce because lets face it you were not happy otherwise you wouldn’t get a divorce.
I have come across a great resource for helping you prepare and protect yourself during a divorce. It is a book by Cathi Adams called, “Divorce Secrets:What Every Woman Should Know”, it shares a powerful step-by-step plan that she used to successfully escape her unhappy marriage while keeping her son, house and not having to reduce her lifestyle.