General Article The benefits of being divorced

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When you are divorced, it’s easy to look at married couples and mourn the relationship you once had. There are often constant pressures from friends, family and society to be married. Marriage certainly can be a beautiful and wonderful thing, but so can divorce. It doesn’t have to be all gloom and doom and filled with desperation. I propose that it can be, in fact, an exciting opportunity. Embrace your new life as a divorced man by using your freedom to meet new people and discover what you really want. I would even go so far to say that there are certain benefits to being divorced:

1. ‘You’ Time: If you have kids and have a joint custody agreement, you may actually have some time to yourself now that you’re divorced. As a married man, your time was likely divided between your kids, work and spouse. You really had to make a conscious effort and get permission to have time for yourself. Now that you are single, there may be an opportunity to have some downtime and do things that you...

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