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If you have been through a divorce you are familiar with the range of emotions involved. There are feelings of anger, depression, remorse, regret, guilt and loss. Add to those emotions the conflict that may come with the process and a person begins to feel overwhelmed. The resources on this page will help you cope with the negative emotions you will experience, before, during and after the divorce process.
  1. Coping with Anger and Conflict During Divorce
  2. Coping with Emotional Issues During Divorce
  3. Coping With Financial Issues Before And After Divorce
  4. Helping Your Child/Children Cope with Divorce
  1. Rebuilding Your Life After Divorce
  2. Dating and Sex After Divorce
  3. Keep the Holiday Spirit Alive During Divorce

Coping with Anger and Conflict During Divorce

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Divorce is a complex issue. To think that you will get through the divorce process and not feel anger and experience conflict is unrealistic. Even the most amicable divorce can bring to the surface feelings of anger and conflict during the process. These resources will help you put the conflict and anger to use in a positive way, to use them as an opportunity for developing new coping skills and emotional growth.

Coping with Emotional Issues During Divorce

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Keeping your emotions under control means staying on an even keel and is critical when going through divorce. These resources will help you keep your emotions under control, which means making wise decisions regarding financial decisions, dealing with complex legal issues and your future happiness and well-being.

Coping With Financial Issues Before And After Divorce

The divorce is over, the legal issues have been dealt with but there are still financial issues to handle. The steps you take during and after your divorce will determine whether you are left strapped financially. The resources below will help you protect yourself during your divorce and help you move ahead to a financially productive future.

Helping Your Child/Children Cope with Divorce

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Your divorce will affect your child/children. Your responsibility is to keep their lives as normal as possible, to not allow anger and conflict to invade their lives and to make sure they continue to feel secure in your love. These resources will help you do everything you can to protect your child during the divorce process.

Rebuilding Your Life After Divorce

When you are in the middle of the divorce process, it can be hard to imagine a life after divorce. Especially a full and rewarding life. Unbelievably you will get past all the legal, financial and emotional aspects of divorce and things will eventually get better. As hard as it is to look forward with hope during the divorce process, doing so will help you cope with the stress of divorce.

Dating and Sex After Divorce

There are no hard, fast rules when it comes to what you should do to get back into the swing of dating after divorce. If you have lain to rest all the emotional baggage and feel truly ready to date you will do fine. If you have doubts, the following articles will help you navigate the dating scene more easily.

Keep the Holiday Spirit Alive During Divorce

Holidays are always stressful and demand so much time and energy, which is more magnified when going through a divorce or recently divorced. Some easy to follow tips and advice will make the holidays more enjoyable for you and your children.

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