Divorce can be a complete upheaval of your life, and it may even cost you some family and friends. Yet, as cruel as it sounds, life does go on. The trick is to know how to take those first steps to a more independent future. Whether you are the one who filed, were caught off-guard, are just starting out on your divorce, or have recently completed it, the following may be able to help you jumpstart your life and move forward after the divorce.
Do Something Nice for Yourself
After months of dealing with your ex, the courts, and possibly even creditors, you deserve to do something positive for yourself. Purchase an item you have been wanting. Schedule yourself for a manicure or a massage. Go out with friends and have a celebration. Do whatever your heart desires because you have just been through the wringer. Now it is time to reboot, recharge, and prepare for the future.