Is it normal to contemplate divorce?
It's completely normal to think about divorcing your S.O. If you're having divorce thoughts—even if they're fleeting—it's also crucial to take a look at what's happening in your life, as well as your relationship, to get some perspective, he says.
What are the 5 stages of divorce?
There are 5 common emotions people experience during the divorce process. They are often referred to as the 5 stages of grief. They include denial, anger, bargaining, depression, and acceptance. Naturally, these expand to more nuanced emotions that vary based on your circumstances.
How soon is too soon after a divorce?
1. Wait until your divorce or separation is final before you start dating. Even if you know your marriage is really, truly over, you still need to give yourself some time and space. "Although there's no 'magic' time frame by which one is ready to date, I typically recommend that one wait about a year," Jones says.