When some people think about divorce, they think about the negative aspects of the divorce. It is important for all people who are going through a divorce to realize that there are some positive points about getting a divorce.
One thing that you might enjoy is the freedom of being single again. In some marriages, one partner has to be very careful about what they say and do. After the divorce, the "walking on eggshells" feeling is gone. Instead, you can make decisions without having to worry about how your ex will respond. This can even extend to deciding how to spend your free time since you can do the things you enjoy.
Some people don't get along with their in-laws. After you divorce, you won't really have to worry about that. If your in-laws tried to run your marriage or how you raised your children, you might be relieved that you are done with them.
Getting a divorce can also mean a less stressful relationship with your ex. If you have children together, you might find that you can actually work together regarding the children because you don't have the stresses of your marriage taking center stage.
You may not think this now, but if you have children, being off every other weekend might be beneficial. While the children are with the other parent, you have a chance to relax and recharge. This is also a great time to try to accomplish your goals and get projects done that are difficult with the children around. You can also work toward becoming the person you want to be.
Going through the divorce can be stressful. Looking forward to the positive points of your new life can help you.
Source: Huffington Post, "12 Unexpectedly Wonderful Things About Life After Divorce," Brittany Wong, June 02, 2015