Pain is often the motivation for people to change. Failed relationships and divorce can make us realize that it is time to change and work on our relationship skills, character, and life. Divorce can be humiliating, embarrassing, bitter and tragic driving us never to want to have to experience it again. This can be the “push” we need to make a drastic change in our lives and pursue dreams through the heart of self-improvement.
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“It’s not what happens to You, but how you react to it that matters.” – Epictetus
I have been through a lot in my life. I have made many bad choices and gone down path after path that only lead to pain and suffering. The sad part is, these were all choices that I made. I was too good to listen to anyone that wanted to help me, and I was in control of my life, so I thought. I was only kidding myself. That was until I realized just how bad off I was and in need of God – a God that would rescue me from my self-destructive nature and selfishness.
I would have thought by the time I got divorced nothing would have phased me. To my surprise, it floored me! Emotional pain is one of the worst, if not the worst, type of pain that I ever had to deal with and there aren’t many things that hurt more than a supposed life-long partner walking out. I persevered, I grew, and most importantly I learned.
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When we decide to engage in making changes in our lives towards obtaining wellness, it means we are aware of and actively working towards better health. This isn’t simply speaking about physical health or spiritual health but much more.
Divorce is devastating, and afterward, you have many choices. You can live in denial or anger, rush into a new relationship, you can live in self-pity and sadness, you can numb the pain with alcohol, or you can fix the problems that caused the divorce in the first place. Many may think, “But it was he/she who caused the divorce (for one reason or another)” but the God’s honest truth is things have been messed up for some time, and you are part of it. Whether you feel like a victim or not you can and need to strive for complete balance and wellness.
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