By now, you have found your Attorney and have sound legal advice. What’s left for you to do to get your house in order and prepare you down the path to divorce?
Since you can’t click your heels together and wish for it all to be over and without the wizard behind the curtain, to give you courage, your soon to be ex a heart or brain you can do one one thing for yourself, be emotionally prepared! Divorce is emotionally charged in the best of circumstances, and can be emotionally devastating if you do not have a support team in place. Your support team can include friends, family, a therapist, whoever will be there for you to lean on. It is important to make sure you have someone who can listen without adding fuel to the fire. Many times friends and family are too invested and cannot provide a calming element that is so crucial during this time. Oftentimes men and women find it beneficial to talk to a therapist and use him/her as a neutral sounding board.
Last, but certainly not least, laugh! Laughter truly is the best medicine along with a glass of wine and good friends.