Divorce or Romantic Break-Up

A divorce signifies the death of a physical relationship with someone whom we loved and cared about deeply.

When our romantic relationship ends, so does the life we knew. Everything once familiar to us, ceases. We grieve the past. We grieve the present. We grieve the future.

Divorce can be a painful, lonely, difficult, and isolating experience.

Whether your marriage was short-lived or long-standing, healthy or abusive, ended on your terms or not, please understand that your feelings are normal and natural. Every relationship is unique; therefore, your grief is unique. Your grief cannot be measured by the length of time in your marriage, the emotional intensity of your relationship, whether or not you share children, how old you are, or any other contextual factor.

Comparing your grief to others’ experiences or to past break-ups only minimizes your feelings and further isolates you in your pain. Nobody truly knows what it is like for you to grieve your divorce.

Grief is the normal reaction to loss.

You may be experiencing some or all of the following common symptoms of grief:

  • Changes in sleeping and/or eating
  • Changes in routine
  • Difficulty concentrating
  • Waves of emotion
  • Physical and/or emotional exhaustion
  • Reduced energy or motivation
  • Physical and/or emotional isolation
  • Excessive worry or panic
  • Outbursts of anger
  • Frequent crying
  • Overuse of alcohol, drugs, or other substances

We have the tools to help you heal and move beyond the pain.

Our healing approach is heart-centred, emotionally-focused, and action-oriented. We utilize highly-structured methodologies that will equip you with the emotional and intellectual tools to complete the pain caused by your loss and empower you to move forward in your life.

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Action is the antidote to fear.

Fear is a normal and natural feeling after loss. Our fear can paralyze us in our suffering if we don’t take action to heal our hearts. We encourage you to step through your fear into courage, and take new action today.

Begin your healing journey with us.

It is never too soon to heal your heart. Contact us at 780-288-8011 or email us at info@healmyheart.ca to book your appointment. We look forward to hearing from you.

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