Going through a divorce is hard but the transition doesn't end when the divorce is settled and the papers are signed. The negotiations are over but there are still many changes to face. I don't know about you but it took me years to process this major life change.
When you begin life after divorce, sometimes you just need a reminder that you are amazing and you can get through this. Here are 21 quotes to remind you of just that.
“Accept yourself, love yourself, and keep moving forward. If you want to fly, you have to give up what weighs you down.” – Roy T. Bennett
“Don’t be afraid. Be focused. Be determined. Be hopeful. Be empowered.” – Michelle Obama
"When we deny our stories, They define us. When we own our stories, we get to write the ending." – Brené Brown
"Throw us an obstacle and we grow stronger." – Brad Henry
“I have not ceased being fearful, but I have ceased to let fear control me.” – Erica Jong
“My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style.” – Maya Angelou
“Divorce isn’t such a tragedy. A tragedy’s staying in an unhappy marriage, teaching your children the wrong things about love. Nobody ever died of divorce.” – Jennifer Weiner
"Let your hopes, not your hurts, shape your future." – Robert H. Schuller
“What lies behind you and what lies in front of you, pales in comparison to what lies inside of you.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson
“The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.” – Mahatma Gandhi
"Owning your own story and loving yourself through the process is the bravest thing that we'll ever do." – Brené Brown
"There was never a night or a problem that could defeat sunrise or hope." – Bernard Williams
“Letting go doesn’t mean that you don’t care about someone anymore. It’s just realizing that the only person you really have control over is yourself.” – Deborah Reber
“It’s not the load that breaks you down, it’s the way you carry it.” – Lena Horne
“The most beautiful people I’ve known are those who have known trials, have known struggles, have known loss, and have found their way out of the depths.” – Elisabeth Kübler-Ross
“Tough times never last but tough people do.” – Robert H. Schuller
“A hero is an ordinary individual who finds the strength to persevere and endure in spite of overwhelming obstacles.” – Christopher Reeve
“Nobody can make you feel inferior without your consent.” – Eleanor Roosevelt
“Sometimes good things fall apart so better things can fall together.” – Marilyn Monroe
“Freeing yourself was one thing, claiming ownership of that freed self was another.” – Toni Morrison
"Love is the great miracle cure. Loving ourselves works miracles in our lives." – Louise Hay
Are there other quotes that have inspired you? Share them in the comments.
We get that divorce can feel really hard and leave you with a lot of questions about how to handle your finances. After all, this is the reason Leah Hadley founded Great Lakes Divorce Financial Solutions in the first place.
After her divorce, she found herself stressed and overwhelmed about how to navigate life on her own with three kids and a new financial situation.
Helping families overcome this challenge is why we do what we do.
Whether you’ve never had to manage money before, or you’re a master at investing, we are here to support you as your financial expert before, during, and after your divorce.
What our clients love most about working with us is that we’re able to help them avoid costly financial mistakes and achieve the financial stability they need to plan for the future.
We are here to help you with that, too. Learn more about our guidance no matter where you are in the divorce process.
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