There are many losses that people experience during a loss, some that they don’t even expect. When you get divorced, you lose shared history with your former spouse including memories and traditions. It’s also possible that you might feel like you just lost your best friend. Mutual friends will also be stuck in the middle and will most likely choose a side. It’s also possible that you’ll experience financial loss as you’ll have one less paycheck for your household. These losses aren’t expected but they hurt just the same.
- When you’re going through a divorce, it often can feel like you are losing your best friend but over time you’ll become more independent again.
- You will lose the experience of shared memories and traditions like family trips and holidays as you won’t want to think about that time in your life anymore.
- It’s possible that you’ll experience a financial loss after a divorce as they tend to cost quite a bit of money and you’ll also have 1 less paycheck for your home.
“At the same time, many parents welcome the break to pursue other interests and relationships. When the kids are with you, you can focus on them more and perhaps even become a more attentive parent.”