Rebuilding Your Social Life after Divorce

  • Divorce
  • , Family Law
March 19, 2017

After your marriage ends, there are a lot of significant changes to adapt to, whether they are financial, physical, emotional, or social. Most divorcing couples are so focused on getting out of their current situation, they don’t realize the aftermath can be difficult to cope with. While you once spent your weekends with your children and spouse, you are now finding yourself home alone with nothing to do, nowhere to go. This realization can be overwhelmingly lonely.

Here are our tips on rebuilding your social life following divorce:

  • Lean on your closest friends. Their support and comfort will help you through some incredibly difficult times, which is why it is important you don’t isolate yourself from people who have been there for you before, during, and after your marriage.
  • Join a divorce support group, and you will find likeminded people who are seeking the same kind of social comfort you are. This is a great way to nurture new relationships and meet people who understand the situation you are in.
  • Try volunteering, as it is a wonderful way to network with people while giving back to your community.
  • Try a few new hobbies, whether it be learning a new skill or taking up a new activity such as yoga, cooking classes, learning a new language, etc. Not only will you expand your circle socially, you’ll be proud that you’ve taken your newfound free time to improve yourself overall.

Contact Our Longmont Family Law Attorneys Today

At Jorgensen, Brownell & Pepin, P.C., we understand no divorce is necessarily expected or welcomed. Some instances may leave you vying to get out of an unhappy marriage, but the prospect of being single once more can be frightening to adjust to. This is why our Longmont family lawyers are so dedicated to offering you the legal support, counsel, and care you deserve during this difficult time. We want to advocate on your behalf for a better future, starting with a happier you.

Contact us at your earliest convenience today by calling (720) 491-3117.

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