Dealing With Depression After Divorce By JWGLAWYER on January 16, 2015

Divorce and DepressionDivorce can be heart-wrenching, and take a toll on your self-esteem and sense of well-being. Divorce depression is unfortunately quite common, and many people seek out help each day to deal with the emotional strain.

Many people describe divorce as one of the most profoundly painful things they will experience in a lifetime. For many, it seems as though the pain will never end. While most people will show genuine sympathy and support for those who are grieving the death of a loved one, there is little support for those who are going through a divorce. Depression can set in when people start to feel the pain will never end.

There is hope for those who feel awash in the grief of divorce. Divorce support groups can connect you with a network of caring people who have been through the same grief. Caring counselors can help you to stop the flow of negative feelings and start feeling good about yourself again.

The key to overcoming divorce depression is to recognize the symptoms and get the help you need. While it is natural to feel sad, you may be suffering from overwhelming sadness that prevents you from functioning, you may be depressed. One of the most dangerous things about the link between divorce and depression is the loss of support. When you were married, you may have depended on your spouse and extended family for emotional support. Without that network, depression can overwhelm you. Generating a strong network of caring people is vital to overcoming depression.

Depression is altogether common in divorce. People who have split with their partners often find it challenging to navigate the new world alone. Getting help with the aid of counseling and support groups is key to enjoying life again following divorce.

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