Support from others is critical to healing after a breakup or divorce. You might feel like being alone, but isolating yourself will only make this time more difficult. Don’t try to get through this on your own. Reach out to trusted friends and family members. People who have been through painful breakups or divorces can be especially helpful.
Spend time with people who support, value, and energize you. Dont be afraid to seek the support of a professional. It may only take a few visits to get you back on track. Try to cultivate new friendships. If you feel like you have lost your social network along with the divorce or breakup, make an effort to meet new people. This can be tough especially given your confidence may be at a low point but give it a try. This article explores strategies that may help you engage with other people during a difficult period.