Many aspects of your life are going to change when you go through a divorce. You might not have the same social circle after the end of your marriage. There are many reasons for this, so you should be prepared for the changes that are coming.

One reason why you might not have the same friends is that the friends you had during the marriage might not be comfortable with the divorce. They might not say this out loud, but the friendship might just drift apart since there aren’t two couples now. In some cases, it might be that they choose to push you away and stick by your ex. This is difficult to handle, but you deserve loyal friends so don’t try to force the friendship to continue.

As you begin to live your single life, you will likely find new friends. Make sure that you are taking advantage of the opportunities you have before you. This might mean that you enjoy activities while your kids are with your ex or that you use some of the property division settlement to pursue a new adventure.

We know that this might be a scary time for you. While the divorce is still in process, you can focus on the proceedings. When that is over, you will be able to settle into your new way of life. This is a time when you can reinvent yourself and your future so be sure you are planning accordingly. You should ensure that your divorce settlement puts you on the best footing to make this happen.