One of the last places a person wants to be after hearing about their partner wanting to separate or divorce is at work. As much as we wish we could, most of us can’t turn on and off our emotions to concentrate on the task at hand.
It is important to understand that divorce is often compared to losing a loved one when it comes to grieving. Would you go to work the next day? Probably not, I know I had to take a couple of days off, not only to deal with the sick feeling inside of me but because I was exhausted from lack of sleep and not eating.
When I was able to get back to work, I first had to sit down and discuss with my boss what was going on because people will notice the change and you need someone on your side when you exhibit signs of frustration with co-workers.
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