I refer to the period between my separation and divorce as my “cocooning” period. I hibernated, lost a ton of weight, and didn’t take extremely good care of myself. For the better part of a year, I licked my wounds. But when I emerged from my cocoon, I’d done a great deal of introspection – and had a better understanding of myself. When I was ready to let go of anger, regret and grief, I started on a new path that ultimately helped me to rediscover who “I” was – beyond the “we” that I became when I got married.
I discuss these feelings and my advice for the newly divorced today on Lisa Thomson’s website: A Girl’s Guide to Leaving a Marriage.
Stop back again tomorrow to find out more about Lisa and her book when she guest posts at Live by Surprise!
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