Heal me, O Lord, and I will be healed; save me and I will be saved, for you are the one I praise. Jeremiah 17:14

Confess your sins to one another, and pray for one another, so that you may be healed. James 5:16

According to researchers, divorce recovery can take between two and five years, but might never take place if the person does not exert effort to recover. If you will be healed, consider taking some of the following steps:

  • Read, read, read. Learn about the effects of divorce on adults and children and how to overcome the hurts of the past
  • Write. Journal your own ups and downs.
  • Don’t dwell on the past; plan for the future.
  • When in the dumps over your own unmet emotional needs, meet someone else’s emotional need.
  • Learn to forgive. Seek support through counseling or a group such as Divorce Recovery.
  • Pray. Honestly confess your ugliest feelings to God (He can handle it!). Seek His comfort, and His perspective.