moving forward after loss

“This is the worst thing that has ever happened to me. And anyway, I have heard that divorce is worse than losing a spouse to death!” Sadly, there seems to be a competition for first place between losing a spouse through divorce and losing a spouse through death. Some feel that the loss through divorce is worse because it does not have the finality of death. The former spouse is still out there, maybe already with another partner, and seemingly happy while you may still be wallowing in pain and low self-esteem. Some of the Similarities The two events are similar in that they may each foster feelings of abandonment, anger and grief. […]