The Emotional Divorce Happens First

The Emotional Divorce Happens First

Divorces are usually painful and volatile, and they often begin with an emotional divorce. In an emotional divorce, you cut off emotions from your spouse. They stop being the first person you talk to. You stop telling them when you’re feeling sad or overwhelmed. This video talks about what to expect from the emotional divorce.

Mary Jo Rapini, MEd, LPC is a psychotherapist, specializing in intimacy, parenting, body image, and relationships.

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  1. She found someone else to share with before she told me that she wants to separate. Now it’s too late to fix anything. There’s nothing I can do. She has moved on long ago.

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