#DivorcedMomChronicles #MommyFab #EfabulousHB >> Remember that there is no right way to grief the loss of a marriage. Just grief. Be honest with yourself. Reassess your value of YOURSELF and know that you are worth it. You are worth love.

#DivorcedMomChronicles #MommyFab #EfabulousHB >> Change involves letting go, and requires a psychological and physical “movement” in order to begin the healing process. This shift in my thoughts contributed greatly to lifting my depression and sadness over the loss of my marriage. When this stage occurs depends on many factors, such as, who wanted the divorce, … Continue reading

How to Heal From Feeling Rejected After Divorce | Terry Gaspard, MSW, LICSW

#DivorcedMomChronicles #MommyFab #EfabulousHB >> Feelings of rejection are closely tied to feelings of self-worth and self-love. Part of the healing process after divorce is recognizing and accepting that the way you feel about yourself affects the way you relate to people in the world. As you learn to accept what happens and begin to love … Continue reading How to Heal From Feeling Rejected After Divorce | Terry Gaspard, MSW, LICSW

How To Deal With Depression After Divorce: 5 Actionable Tips

#DivorcedMomChronicles #MommyFab #EfabulousHB >> Start paying attention to the conversation you’re having with yourself. If you’re like most people, your internal conversation is probably something less than complimentary. A great way to change your internal conversation is to start name calling. No, I don’t mean calling your ex and their attorney names. I mean calling … Continue reading How To Deal With Depression After Divorce: 5 Actionable Tips

How To Deal With Depression After Divorce: 5 Actionable Tips

#DivorcedMomChronicles #MommyFab #EfabulousHB >> Goodbye to everything I thought my life was and everything I thought my life would be. Goodbye to perceived financial and emotional security. Goodbye to my home — the place that I brought my babies home and thought we would send them off to college. Goodbye to thinking that marriages can … Continue reading How To Deal With Depression After Divorce: 5 Actionable Tips

#DivorcedMomChronicles #MommyFab #EfabulousHB >> Loss of Trust, Anxiety and DepressionAnother important factor in the development in spousal depression is the result of the loss of trust or a safe feeling, which is essential to giving and to receiving love. As trust decreases, anxiety symptoms grow in a spouse’s life. Trust can diminish as the result … Continue reading

#DivorcedMomChronicles #MommyFab #EfabulousHB >> Sadness arising from lonelinessIn God’s first words about the human condition He stated to Adam, “It is not good for man to be alone. I will make him a helper fit for him (Genesis 2:18).” Note that God did not tell Adam to find fulfillment in his work or in the … Continue reading

#DivorcedMomChronicles #MommyFab #EfabulousHB >> Difficulties in the marital relationship can play a major role in the development of depressive illness. Epidemiological data demonstrated that unhappy marriages were a potent risk factor for major depressive disorder, associated with a 25 fold increase relative to untroubled marriages in one major study from Yale, (Weissman MM. 1987, Am … Continue reading

9 Reasons Divorced Parents ‘Count’ As Single Parents Too

I’m a single parent. There is no shame in that. I do the best that I can with what I have and I’m raising a child to be a good, knowledge seeking, kind, independent thinker. That’s my contribution to the gene pool. #DivorcedMomChronicles   #MommyFab   #EfabulousHB   #SingleParenting  http://goo.gl/3AkEz9