Childhood fairy tales program many of us to believe in the vision of a happily married couple, having children, and growing old together surrounded by loving family members. But, for good or bad, hundreds of thousands of married couples get divorced or separated each year. Divorce happens for many re 00004000 asons. Unfaithfulness, physical abuse, growing apart – or sometimes the two partners are just not meant for each other. But, whatever the cause, coping with divorce can put a strain on people.
One promising trend that has been taking place in the past decade or so is the growing number of divorce support groups have become sprouting up across the country. Their aim is to assist men or women going through a divorce. Many are run by religious groups but many are secular and non-denominational as well. Although, you’ll find some divorce support groups that are national, you’ll probably find local ones most useful, as they are tuned in to the particular and state specific divorce laws in your area.
Probably the key benefit of belonging to a divorce support group is that you will be spending time with people that have been through a divorce. This can help you in knowing what to expect as well as help you through the hurdles. You’ll find them good for moral support as well.