Going through a divorce is painful and brings with it soooo many upheavals from the heart wrenching process of separation, the legal complexities, moving out of your family home bursting with memories , financial burdens, childcare issues, social changes, and the list goes on.
The bottom line is that divorce is an emotional experience that jangles the raw nerve of abandonment.
One predominant emotion is abandonment as it is primal and universal to all human beings. Abandonment is the special element that makes loss of a job, separation, bereavement and divorce so painful. Abandonment is that feeling of being left on the doorstep – of feeling left behind.
So here is a helpful article from Moving Past Divorce discussing abandonment, grief, and ways to move past divorce.