10 Ways To Get Through A Divorce

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The number one question I get asked literally every single day is, ‘What advice do you have for anyone going through a divorce?’ or, ‘How did you get through yours?’ Well, it was not easy and it was a very dark time in my life.

I was ashamed of even saying the dreaded ‘D’ word. It’s a topic that’s not often talked about, especially if you’re an influencer. I never in a million years would think I would be divorced, but I will say this—I am not ashamed of it, and I’m d*mn proud of everything I did to get to where I am today.

If anything, I’m so thankful. It has given me back my life and allowed me to provide a better life for Milan she otherwise wouldn’t have. Here is my advice to anyone going through a divorce:

1. Make Self-Care a Priority

2. Surround Yourself With Positive People

3. Do Something Nice for Yourself (Get Your Hair Done, Nails, or Whatever Makes You Happy)

4. Get Rid of Toxic People

5. Seek Therapy (Especially if You Dealt with Abuse or Infidelity)

6. Spend Time with Your Girlfriends—They are the Best Medicine

7. Exercise/Yoga or Go for a Walk

8. Take it Day by Day—One Step at a Time

9. It’s OK to Cry—It’s OK to Grieve—It’s OK to Feel Lonely—Allow Yourself to Feel and Heal

10. Don’t Settle, and Know Your Worth

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