As with a natural disaster, an emergency-preparedness kit or a toolkit can help you weather the storm. When I was going through my divorce, and writing a book about it, I created Seven Principles of Parting to help me get through the difficult transition. A toolkit for divorce doesn’t include bottled water or franks n beans. The 3 Parts of a Good Divorce ToolKit In divorce, our emotions can ricochet wildly, and we no longer have another adult in the house to catch them or talk us down.
- The immediate period of separation and divorce can resemble a hurricane hitting your house—winds are surging, water is leaking under the doors, and you have no idea where you put the extra towels.
- In divorce, our emotions can ricochet wildly, and we no longer have another adult in the house to catch them—or talk us down.
- In divorce, we may need to identify a new verbal support partner or team. Many people turn to a professional counselor, coach, or spiritual guide.
“Picking a fight is a common response to an inner whorl of negativity; you want to shove that feeling out of you and onto someone else.”