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Posted on Jun 16, 2015 in Counseling, Divorce, Family, News, Relationships, Therapy

Getting Over the Pain of a Divorce or Breakup

A divorce or breakup is a defining moment in a person’s life. For many, it is a nasty affair that is full of pain and suffering. The loss of a mate can be devastating. The first year, you may be full of rage, intense sorrow or anger and nothing seems to help. Please know that your life does not end because you are getting a divorce or you are going through a breakup. Here are some tips to help you cope with the grief. There is no ‘process’ for grieving The grief coming from a divorce or a breakup is not linear. To put it simply, there is no clear three or four step phase that you must pass through (like shock, denial, rage and acceptance) to get over the pain. A divorce or a breakup is chaotic and the stages can change from one moment to another. Some people expect that they will go through these phases and when it doesn’t happen, they start thinking that something must...

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Posted on Oct 12, 2014 in Books

Recommended Reading

The resources listed on this page are not intended to replace therapy, either counseling or medication. They are provided as an educational resource to help our clients, and visitors to this site, learn more about the concerns and issues that they may be living with every day.   ANGER The Anger Control Workbook, by Matthew McKay and Peter Rogers The Explosive Child, by Ross W. Greene ANXIETY The Anxiety and Phobia Workbook, by Edmund J. Bourne The Shyness and Social Anxiety Workbook, by Martin Antony and Richard Swinson ASPERGER’S SYNDROME The Everything Parent’s Guide To Children With Asperger’s Syndrome: Help, Hope, And Guidance (Everything: Parenting and Family), by William Stillman ASSERTIVENESS The Assertiveness Workbook: How to Express Your Ideas and Stand Up for Yourself at Work and in Relationships (Paperback), by Randy J. Paterson Ph.D. Assertiveness: How Can I Say What I Mean? Perspectives on Relationships, by Kate Havelin ATTACHMENT DISORDER When Love Is Not Enough, by Nancy Thomas ATTENTION DEFICIT HYPERACTIVITY DISORDER (ADHD) Attention Games, by Barbara Sher and Ralph Butler A Bird’s-Eye View of Life with...

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