There is no greater emotional pain that can be inflicted on someone than the announcement by your partner that they want a divorce.
Even if both of you have "seen it coming" for some time, and the idea of it comes as no big surprise, the actual words still hit like a bomb exploding in head. It's really over . . . .
When it's "out-in-the-open" that the person you held hands with so many years ago, and promised to love - honour - and obey - to be supportive of, to stand beside in good times and bad -through sickness and health - for richer or poorer - no longer wants you or your love. You have been rejected, and it's just about the most damaging thing you'll ever face in your lifetime.
If you're at this point in your life right now - help is at hand.
Whatever your circumstances, it is of the utmost importance that when the pain of divorce descends upon you, you realize that you can recover -that you will recover - and that this is in reality, however bad it may seem right now, is an opportunity for you to attain real and total happiness.
Our self help guide for women explores with you your current feelings and helps you work your way through the gloom into the light at the other side of the tunnel.
You'll read about the basic steps required in recovering from divorce, how to accept your circumstances, recover from the hurt and grow as a person.
You'll discover how to win back your self esteem after divorce, how to just let go of the guilt and depression and start your journey to a better life.
This guide will help you regain your self confidence, and be the kind of person you want to be - to set your sights on becoming and attaining all your ambitions - and to do what's really necessary to fulfil your dreams.
You will also learn how to take stock of your present situation; lay out a "game plan" for what kind of life you want; and start moving in a positive direction even if you have to force yourself and it will give you back the ability to make new friends and enjoy yourself.
It seems a long way from where you are now, but be sure that when you take this opportunity to make a new start in life it can all be yours - whatever you do I wish you success...