By Allison Pescosolido, M.A.
Founder, Divorce Detox®
Recently, Bethany Frankel revealed how troublesome her divorce has been on "Good Day New York," describing it as "brutal" and "excruciating." On "The View," Jane Seymour said of her divorce, "Obviously, it’s really quite devastating."
And we saw the finality of Kim Kardashian and Kris Humphries’ 536-day divorce (TMZ notes that their marriage lasted only 72 days, to put things into perspective).
Divorce is perhaps the greatest challenge that you will ever go through. It effects every area of your life: your family, finances, friends and community, health, and so much more.
What most people fail to realize is that so much of the suffering related to divorce is optional.