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Feeling empty inside and how to avoid making a divorce even worse
Feeling empty inside is something that often reported by people who have suffered the untimely demise of a loved one, be it a family member or a pet. Divorces can also be deeply and profoundly painful for a person, stirring up powerful emotions.
Oftentimes people will allow the sensation of feeling empty inside completely and absolutely consume them and remain unable or unwilling to consider any other possibility beyond their emotional state.
In essence then, feeling empty inside becomes the only reality they know and as such then this narrow worldview will typically cause their perception to shift. As a result, then this means that they feel trapped and isolated, trapped in a prison cell in their own mind.
What complicates divorces is how acrimonious they can become, with tempers running high and nerves frayed; people will often lash out and look for any pretext to score points against their partner.
Yes, Divorce is hard
Divorces can be very costly processes not only in monetary terms, but in time and energy as well. It is essential then that you do not permit yourself to become too overwhelmed by the mechanics of the divorce process.
One of the best ways to counter feeling empty inside caused by divorce is to chat with friends and socialise. Go for a walk, take in a show, go out for a meal in a nice restaurant or even watch a movie together. Do something fun, and make sure you do it with someone you know and trust.
This is important because it will help you to de-stress yourself and not allow those pent up frustrations to become too overwhelming. All too often, people will bottle up their resentment and anger about the divorce process.
Unfortunately, what then happens is that these pent up feelings will then blow up and out of control, thereby further inflaming an already very volatile and terse situation. As tempting as it maybe to vent your anger to your soon to be ex; it will only make things worse.
If there are any issues that remain outstanding such as who will be awarded possession/ownership of a communal asset, then it is strongly advised in the most emphatic terms possible that you let your attorney handle any and all correspondence.
Whilst your attorney will be working for you, they will be looking to act as an advocate for your best interests; and will also be emotionally neutral.