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16. Don't sit home alone. Force yourself to get up and off that couch! No matter what, it's better to be out for a few hours socializing and mingling than bored, depressed, angry and miserable while home alone. Being alone is not fun when you are divorced. If your ex has the kids, make sure to have plans on those evenings so you're not crying the blues all by yourself. Keep busy! Sign up for new classes! Call a friend, grab a bite and take your mind off things for a couple of hours. Go to the movies! Comedies are an excellent remedy during the stress and misery of post-divorce life. Who doesn't love popcorn? —Coach Maya from RewardingRelationships.net
17. Don't bash and blame. Divorce sucks. There's no need to sugar coat it. It's painful and awful - but it's over. You are free to move on. Don't bash your ex or blame him or yourself for what happened in the past. Join a support group, visit a therapist, take a boxing class, meditate, walk outdoors — do whatever it takes to release and vent in a healthy and proper fashion — just don't be a hater and talk badly about your failed marriage. "It just didn't work it. We tried." The less negativity in your life, the more positivity can flow in and carry you forward. —Coach Maya from RewardingRelationships.net