Over half of Americans are divorced. For the most part, people quietly split and move on with their lives. For others, they make a public statement to their friends, fans and family.
My ex-husband and I did it quietly. We were separated for a year and a half before I ever said anything about our divorce on the air. I didn't say a word about it until the day after our divorce was finalized. I just knew that people would pass judgement and I needed that time to get emotionally stronger before I confronted the rude comments about how people don't want to do the work to be married anymore. And while there were so many people offering support, there definitely were folks who made incredibly hurtful comments. We've remained incredibly close and our family has benefitted from it. But there were no social media posts or divorce parties. We just focused on our boys and tried to navigate this new world of being divorced parents.
I heard about a woman who had one of these divorce parties. It looked like they had a TON of fun. But I ran across this post on social media this morning and almost fell out of my chair laughing...
I started scrolling all over Instagram and Twitter using "divorce party" and found all kinds of great stuff. Listen, divorce stinks. I appreciate those who are trying to find the humor in it. Sometimes you need to laugh through difficult times so you won't cry through them.
If you're going through the Big D and needed a little smile, I hope you found it. And just so you know...you could spend hours looking at this stuff on social media. Because along with the funny posts, there are tons of posts about putting yourself first and knowing your worth. Happy scrolling.
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