With the holidays approaching, it can be a challenging time for the recently divorced or for those going through a divorce. It's such a big life change, going from married to single, so understandably the change can cause extra strain. However, there are reasons to be thankful this holiday season. Start with being thankful for your high asset divorce.
When going through a divorce, you may be amazed at the support system of friends and family that offer help or support during this change. You may find out who really would step up for you in your time of need and be grateful for that. Also, it's a great time to start new holiday traditions, like with your kids or extended family members - there is no time like the present to try something new! Many who have been recently divorced are thankful for the peace and tranquility that follow after a volatile marriage has ended.
While it may be hard to see divorce as something to be thankful for, many can see the benefits right away. Especially those who were in a volatile or even an abusive relationship, divorce can be a complete blessing. Keeping yourself or even your kids physically or emotionally safe is a top priority. Divorce can help people send their life in the right direction.
It all depends in how you look at it. Divorce is essentially a fresh start. Being given a fresh start is something people rarely are afforded in life. Take advantage of your fresh start that comes with a divorce. You may just be surprised how many doors it can open.
Source: huffingtonpost.com, "Five reasons to be thankful for divorce," Carla Schiff Donnelly, November 20, 2017